Category Archives: Housekeeping

usual apologies

Looking back down the page, I notice that the entries here have been increasingly trivial. This is, I know, my fault. I have added at the bottom of the recent posts listing a feed to my more serious pieces on … Continue reading Continue reading

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Short sillies

* I just loosened the spacing on this page a little. I hope you don’t notice more than a vague improvement * OK, Steve Wozniak is a hero. But still, “this”:http://arstechnica.com/journals/apple.ars/2007/1/9/6538 is one of the saddest photos I have ever … Continue reading Continue reading

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Comment is stuffed

I can’t get typekey working, so I will just go off to London this evening to see [“Mary Gauthier”:http://www1.roundhouse.org.uk/whatson/event.aspx?prod=292&perf=739] at the Roundhouse. Highly recommended. Continue reading

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Do me a favour, please

Could people with typekey identities try to post comments? They should go through at once. I can’t work out if I have got this working properly. Continue reading

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Apologies to commentators

For some reason, this has been a very bad week for spammery. Bastard the first started to use the domain as the return address on a bunch of stock-pumping spams, so that at one stage I was getting twenty to … Continue reading Continue reading

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An act of God

There was a sizable thunderstorm here on Sunday which took out both my router and my cable modem. The router has been replaced; the internet connection may be back on Wednesday or may not;. In the mean time, anyone who … Continue reading Continue reading

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Textile despair

Some of the people who read this — I’m looking at you, Hammersley — know quite a lot about Movable Type. So maybe, somewhere you there on the lazyweb, is the person who can tell me why the individual archive … Continue reading Continue reading

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Testing … zing!

In a last, or latest attempt to get rid of the 500 errors, and get comments flowing smoothly I have moved this blog to a new provider. It _seems_ have gone smoothly, but please do report errors and omissions here … Continue reading Continue reading

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Apology to commentators

I just found and published around ten comments which had been posted during my Swedish trip and filed as junk by MT without any notification reaching me. I thought after the last upgrade that I would be informed of all … Continue reading Continue reading

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Still not here

But there are photos “here”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/seatrout/sets/72157594176721943/ I haven’t forgotten this place, but my internet connecitons are just too intermittent on this journey for me to try to blog. Still, this morning, I have been away from home for three weeks. In … Continue reading Continue reading

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