Picasa for the Mac

I've used Picasa on my Windows machine for a few years now, it is my photo library and where I probably do most of my photo editing as well. I just love the way the application works as it 'just works'. So to hear that, finally, it is available for Macs certainly does warm my

Too much info?

I'm losing my marbles. It is entirely my own fault of course, due to the fact I'm a complete and utter tart. I sign up for the latest widget, doodah or thingymajig at the drop of a hat, and as I am, believe it or not, fairly security and safety conscious, I do try and

Not Planned

I’m a planner. I plan. It’s what I do. But sometimes things happen and plans need to be adjusted. I received a somewhat alarming email from 34sp, an ISP I use for a couple of sites I run, including this one. Apparently a couple of my sites were hacked recently. I don't visit the sites

Tale of an upgrade

Note: If you can read this, it worked and I'm now running WordPress 1.5 OK, first things first. Some music. Hmmm oh yes a nice playlist with some selected tracks from several "Chillout" compilations. Ideal background stuff (some of which reminds me that Portishead are working on a new album), ohh Gotan Project are up


This post may not interest you in the slightest, the main point is that you shouldn't notice a thing but it may be quiet here for a few days in the near future.I think, after four and a half years, through Blogger Pro, the Google buyout, the redesign and all the early day issues, it's

A lesson in planning

"As some day it may happen that a victim must be found, I've got a little list--I've got a little list" - ????Answers in the comment box (WITHOUT Googling!) for the source of the quote..Now, as I'm on holiday I thought it might be fun to jot down some of the things I'm hoping to

Site news

Updated the Visit page again, removed a few, added a few, hoped to not cause offense by placing site X after site Y, you know the kinda thing... If I've missed you, or deleted you, or you think I'm missing out (the sites listed are my 'regulars') let me know. Well I would've updated it

More BlogAmp

Hmmmm Hokay... BlogAmp works if I keep an FTP connection open with my FTP client, but the plugin doesn't seem able to open the connection itself, odd. More investigation to come.