17″ Apple PowerBook screen problems

[Update] The line is back, despite after disappearing temporarily after a reboot. See the photo below. [Update 2: 2nd May] A second line has appeared 6 pixels to the left of the first one 🙁 [Update 3: 10th May]A third line, this time magenta, is now flickering on and off 495px in from the left. […]

Goodbye, Sweet Chestnut

Salisbury District Council are cutting down a load of protected trees and demolishing an 18th century walled garden, locally known as the “Secret Garden”, to make way for a 40,000 square foot glass and steel office block. There has been a protest and an action group, but all to no avail. It’s sad to walk […]

Flickr introduces Collections

At long last, Flickr users can finally have “sets of sets”! Requests for this feature have been repeatedly been made for at least 2 years, but at last our patience has been rewarded. Flickr call this feature “Collections”. Head over to the Flickr Blog to read the full news.

WordPressDash Success

Well, it seems that WordPressDash worked as planned with WordPress 2.1.2, so hopefully this should see me posting here more frequently, if this widget (which I had used a long time ago, but had forgotten) is hanging about on my (oft-used) dashboard. Remember that I post archaeology and heritage related information over at Past Thinking […]


This is just a quick test post to see if WordPressDash, a widget for OSX’s Dashboard, still works with WordPress 2.1.x I should also be able to use tags from this widget, thanks to Ultimate Tag Warrior‘s ability to find embedded tags within the post itself. Well, if you’re reading this, and there are tags […]

WordPress 2.1.1 is dangerous

If you’ve recently upgraded your WordPress install to version 2.1.1 make sure that you upgrade to 2.1.2 immediately. Long story short: If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was added by a cracker, and you should upgrade all of your files to 2.1.2 immediately. […]