• 200902July

    Balance in all things

    The knee saga continues. It would appear that I have Arthritis, but with careful management and exercise I can live a rich and fulfilling life. Just stay away from the wobble board.

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  • 200915March

    Building a project guitar (the pleasures and pitfalls) part 1

    There are usually two reasons for building a 'project guitar'. One is that you've never had quite the guitar you wanted, and yet you know exactly what it is you want, and the second is budget.

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  • 200901February

    Age, youth, beauty...

    Yes, it's beginning to dawn on me that the view from over here in the oldies corner seems to reach a lot further. I can see things now I never saw before. Now, where did I put my specs...

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  • 200915January

    Podcast tests - test your server kit

    Having spent some time developing the code for testing servers to see whether they support Wordpress podcasting, I've decided to pass on the script in the hope that it helps some other confused folk out there. You can download it here.

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  • 200910January

    My left knee (post-op)

    I went into Manchester Royal Infirmary at 7am on Wednesday for what I was told would be an arthroscopy. Now I'm back (Yes, flat on my back) with photographic evidence.

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  • 200902January

    2008 - the year in review

    The newspapers all do it, the TV channels all do it, the magazines ('books' if you live in Manchester, UK) all do it, so why the hell not?

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  • 200831December

    Podcast tests - conclusion

    Well, a few more tests out of the public eye, some dialogue with my current host Heart Internet and the support of the author of

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  • 200819December

    Podcast tests - results

    It wisnae me man!

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  • 200815December

    Podcast tests - second run

    So, with two of the files failing even to be included in the feed at all, and two of the files being included but faulty, I'm going to continue the tests with the faulty ones.

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  • 200815December

    Podcast tests - first results

    Well, all 4 failed. In fact two didn't even make it to into the feed with both the Audion and the Logic Pro mp3 files disappearing into the ether.

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