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Be Internet – Be my friend and save £24 on the connection fee

I use Be Internet, the Unlimited package at £18 per month. It’s not amazing but it’s probably as fast as I’ll get with our old wiring, and nothing appears blocked (unlike all round broadband horrors talktalk and their p2p blocking). There are also plans afoot with the BPI and at least Virgin Internet and BT […]

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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 […]

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Back in time web design

I just love this site TODAY’S FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS A 1996 original.

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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 […]

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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 […]