When is an export not an export

When it claims “backup everything” and in actual fact just backs up text. All my pictures. Gone. All my plugins. Gone. All my stylings. Gone. Thanks WordPress. Of course there won’t be a link to this on twitter any time soon. That’s gone. It’s a small mercy that I copied and pasted my plugins list … Read more

Ignore this blog post

The downside to linking to Twitter via a WordPress plugin is that if something goes wrong with my WordPress site (which it just has done) then any test post which I publish (which I have to do to check this particular error) will immediately go up on Twitter.

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E-Reading

I have to say that, even though I am a total and utter gadget lover, I still love to read a traditional paper book for preference.

Part of this has to do with being a little materialistic as far as owning books. If I have the money I prefer to own a book I like rather than borrow it from the library. There’s something rather satisfactory about a jumble of books on a shelf, folio, dust-jacketed and paperback. There’s also something pleasing about leafing through pages.

The other part, for me, is about e-reader technology not quite being there yet.

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Wading through Treacle

Well here I am on the day before Christmas Eve (or “Christmas Eve Eve” as I like to call it) and I haven’t blogged since just before leaving for Serbia. On my (now rarely used) iPhone are some notes for half the week in Serbia still stuck on my iPhone due to a lack of obvious options for a cheap enough internet connection while out there (got so busy towards the end of the week didn’t find time to upload to my blog).

By the time I put them up it will appear that they’ve been up there for ages as I will backdate them to the days I wrote them or the days which I wrote about (I think the latter because it kind of makes more sense of what I wrote).

Which brings me to the title of this blog entry. It might sound like a light hearted title but it deals with a weighty issue.

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Blog anywhere

Well, the new updated wordpress app for iPhone spoke English to me and actually told me where to go on my wordpress settings to allow it to work with my site. So now I’m blogging from my kitchen while making coffee! 3 and a half hours until Sam and Suz pick me up. I’m hoping … Read more

Leaving the country

I’m leaving the country. But only for a week.

It’s at THIS point that I realise that the blog, which I promised myself I’d regularly update has been left untouched for weeks, nay, months.

I should probably be worrying about other stuff…

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Last Night I had a dream

Don’t worry. There weren’t any sand or footprints in it. I dreamed that I had been arrested and taken to prison for a crime I didn’t commit (cue A-Team music!) The thing was it was one of those dreams that was only slightly odd, it didn’t completely break reality. It had some logical inconsistencies (the … Read more