This should all happen behind the scenes, but I’m transferring this site to a new host on a different server. There may be some slight disruption for the next day or two, but it may all go smoothly. By 6 October 2008 if you find any problems please leave a comment below to let me […]
A brand new version of WordPress, the software that runs this blog has been available for at least 5 minutes now. Sensible people wait a week or two before they install such things. They wait for others to discover the flaws and problems, to see which plugins need to be updated, and cautiously make sure […]
Apparently some RSS subscribers are having problems with my feed. It started a week or so ago. My apologies. I’m trying to sort this out, so if you’re affected please drop me a line at email@example.com telling me the address of the feed you’re subscribed to and the name and version of your feedreader.
AN EMBARRASSING CONFESSION: I somehow totally forgot to check my firstname.lastname@example.org email address since the end of October 2007, and have only just discovered a small hoard of messages. If you emailed me in the last couple of months at that address and never heard back … my deepest apologies. You know how you can […]
Yesterday I overhauled the MacTips Archive; now it’s the turn for this blog. This will be just a small tune-up, but things may be erratic for a while. Watch out for the same new and improved header photos that appear on the MacTips Archive. Update: after doing all the hard work yesterday, this upgrade has […]
Wellington seldom has thunderstorms, and they generally involve only a couple of claps of thunder and flashes of lightning. On Sunday though we had a cracker! It was great to watch. What wasn’t so great was that it took down our TV and Internet, and for various reasons we won’t be back online till Thursday. […]
After a full-on year I’m finally on holiday. It’s summer here in New Zealand and time for a break. I’ll still be posting — I’m on holiday, not dead — but it may be erratic. Things will pick up again in a few weeks. Meanwhile, have a picture of Mt Victoria *:
I love to get real comments from real human beings and after hearing remarks that there are too many hurdles to leaving comments on this blog I tentatively opened things up last weekend. For a few days commenting was so easy every spammer and their pet scripts could and did comment. That’s 70 spam comments […]