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Evolving. Slowly.

I’m taking a naturalistic approach to this site’s design at the moment. I’m trying different things out and seeing if I like them – assuming the site still works afterwards of course. I subscribe to the rather excellent Smashing Magazine and they had a great post about textures and patterns

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Band website

A few months ago I took over the job of Public Relations from my old mate Ray at band. I took the decision to take the opportunity to update the band website and I’m close to getting the site how I’d want it. It’s temporarily on a new domain while

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Running Solaris in Leopard

I have a bit of a thing for operating systems. I know that such interests are considered to be somewhere beyond “Geek” but I just can’t help myself. I’ve enjoyed working with a wide variety of OSs as part of my job (HP-UX, Solaris, Windows, Linux) and I’ve also played

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I used to be indecisive

… but now I’m not so sure. OK, I’ll admit it. That’s a really old joke but it does kind of sum-up my approach to this blog’s design. I find a theme I like, try it out, decide to keep it and perhaps make a few changes to personalise it.

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Upgraded

I updated my blog to WordPress version 2.5 last night and, as usual, I managed to make a right dog’s mess of the whole thing. I’m not sure how I do it but these things always seem to go wrong. Most of my problems, this time, seemed to be down

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An Ode to “Mr Customer”

Sky Broadband customer service is utter crap. Ok, so I should probably qualify that statement. The two people that we spoke to in a futile attempt to sort out our wireless router were clueless and disinterested. We have two computers connected to our Sky Broadband router – some Netgear equipment

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Bloody WordPress!

Would you Adam and Eve it? I’ve been a little bit slow to update WordPress since a new version came out a few weeks ago. Well, I went on holiday and everything so I had far more important things to be doing. So, yesterday I decided to actually go ahead

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