All change

Hello there. I’m still here but been a little busy recently. I’ve recently moved the blog to a new server (cloud-based, so that should probably be servers) and I’m yet…

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Decorating

As is sometimes seen in shops and restaurants: please excuse our appearance while work is in progress. I’m trying out a few themes at the moment. I go in cycles…

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A Stitch In Time

If you’re using a self-hosted blog running WordPress and you haven’t upgraded for a while I would highly recommend upgrading. From the official WordPress blog (by Matt): A stitch in…

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I killed it

Work have very kindly updated our IT clients recently, or are at least in the process of doing so. On Monday I was presented with a rather nice HP laptop, which is my replacement for the ancient IBM Thinkpads that we currently have to put up with.

This new laptop uses Vista, which I’m not so familiar with. I spent the best part of Monday and a bit of Tuesday getting to grips with its differences to XP – of which there are many.

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Earth rise

I was born about six weeks before the first lunar landing. Yes, that was nearly 40 years ago. 40 years!

Despite my birth happening around probably the most exciting event in the history of science I didn’t really start getting into astronomy until fairly recently. I’ve been reading the odd blog post by Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer, as it were) and since I started reading his posts I’ve been getting more and more into cosmos-related science stuff.

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Yet another new theme

My quest for a blog theme continues. This time I’m trying out Irresistible by Woo Themes, a rather nice free theme with lots of options.

This includes something that I’ve been after for a while: a lifestream. It’s not that my life is particularly exciting or anything, it’s just that I’ve been wanting to incorporate a feed of my various internet-related activities into one place, and now I have one.

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