Category Archives: technical

Lunaticlipse

Over the past few days I have had one-way communications (letters, emails) from Eclipse in the following chronological order. I insert the actual service status in italics: (service live at new house) Your house transfer of your old service should … Continue reading

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Broadband humour

Well, someone spoke too soon. The only service provider that wasn’t utterly confused by our house move, Eclipse, managed to cancel the broadband at both our new and old addresses simultaneously. While we had that seamless transition, those heady two … Continue reading

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Wireless Free Europe

Well, I’m here. More or less. Neither BT nor Eclipse managed to ruin the movage of our internets. It might have been possible, even without a homegrown web, to surf the MySpace using something my wireless card has spotted called … Continue reading

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Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa

It seems that a slip I made in one of the handover scripts for yesterday’s move may have been responsible for bringing down the Mythic Beasts server that this all runs on. For this, I can only apologise to the … Continue reading

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First post (apart from the previous 697)

This is the first WordPress-powered post on SB+LB. The import seems to have worked well; LiveJournal has had a minor fit over the audacity of permanent redirects but otherwise they seem to be up and running. If anyone with a … Continue reading

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It’s a cover-up

Regular reader HB has pointed out that other ardent followers of my bemusings and bemoanings needn’t resort to clumsy hand motions to blank out one or other half of Jon Kelly’s face: I’ve thoughtfully provided them with moveable post-it notes … Continue reading

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Reminder to self

On the Small Beds homepage, try clicking on one of those post-it notes (created with one of my own Blosxom plugins) and dragging your mouse. That’s Script.aculo.us at work. As with most Web 2.0 effects, it’s currently a solution in … Continue reading

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