A photo of Oslo, taken from the Opera House roof. The image is covered with decorative patterns overlayed on top of the photo.


Previously, on this blog, I have mentioned Mastodon – the free and open source social network that is akin to Twitter. The more keen-eyed reader might have also noticed that my username on Mastodon was @lychee@mstdn.io

If you have never heard of Mastodon before and wonder how it’s different from Twitter or Facebook, then you can watch this short video:

Well, after spending some time playing around with what the social network has to offer, I decided to create my own community at oslo.town

My new username on Mastodon is @matt@oslo.town and whilst the website domain is clearly targeted to residents of Norway’s capital city of Oslo – anyone is welcome to join. Sign up to Mastodon today!

If you don’t want to sign up to oslo.town, maybe one of these other communities tickles your fancy:

And remember: you can sign up to any local community and still connect with the wider world. So, regardless of your Mastodon username, follow me: