Oops! That was awkward

That had me worried for a while. I thought for a moment I might have lost two complete blogs, this one and our travel blog,...

Economic self-harm

Why does a country with more than enough wealth to provide us all with a decent life insist on creating an unemployed underclass? That’s harmful...

MacOS Catalina Photos weirdness

When Apple dropped Aperture I switched to Adobe Lightroom for processing and managing photographs. One benefit is that Lightroom works with files stored in standard...

Lest we remember?

It’s that time of year again when Australians engage in our annual culture war about the war we don’t admit happened. For many, national identity...

My bucket overflowed

I wrote recently about completing my bucket list generated by Majella last year. The final item had presented a challenge because it required getting at...

I broke a blog and had to fix it

Over the past couple of months I’ve done some tinkering with my blogs for various reasons. Part of that involved condensing the installations of my...

Ticked the bucket list off

This time last year Majella conspired to create my bucket list of 10 items. Dutiful husband that I am, I’ve been working through that list,...

More tinkering in WordPress

Condensing my WordPress blogs (this one and our travel blog) into a single database and moving the associated files solved my immediate problem. I was...

Wrangling WordPress installations

I did some renovation on this site earlier this year when I changed the theme and created some pages under a Professional menu to replace...

Volunteer with a community group

It has taken a while to get to this item from my bucket list but I think I can now claim to have done enough to...