Seeking data housekeeping Nirvana…

Little plug here for Alsoft Disk Warrior. My not-very-old 500GB lacie eXtreme drive recently stopped mounting on my MacBookPro. If I fired up Disk Utility, it could see the drive but couldn’t fix it’s errors. DiskWarrior however set to the task with with enthusiasm, and even gave me a delightfully detailed log as a PDF … Read more

Brighton Banjo! Brighton Bluegrass!

.. and lots of other search engine friendly terms! This is because I have been wanting to find friends to share my love of old time and bluegrass music with in Brighton. It took me a year to find an old time jam at the Horse and Groom in Hanover, which was sadly the last … Read more

Getting started with WordPress 2.5

I’ve a new project at work developing a quick and dirty new website from an old and rather ragged looking original. I won’t hear of any websites with more than 6 pages having any less than a CMS behind them, so I was tasked with some research. Drupal and Joomla were two other considerations with … Read more

USA Road Trippin’ – Photos online

I have been away for a month exploring the US, hence the lack of blogging. The hit list included San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, the Grand Canyon, some of old Route 66 (pictured), New Orleans, Merlefest in Wilkesboro NC, Baltimore, Centralia PA and New York. Sometimes I was having having too … Read more