Category Archives: Website & Blog

Testing, Testing

I’ve been having a few problems with my RSS feed, hopefully now fixed. If you view my blog via the feed and don’t see a picture from my trip to the Kolmanskoppe diamond mining town, please let me know. Continue reading

Friday, January 4, 2019 in Namibia Travel Blog, Travel, Website & Blog

A Bit Stretched!

Apologies if there hasn’t been much activity on the blog lately. I’m deep into the invention of the expert system I wrote about previously, and that’s filling the relatively small brain of this bear, and not leaving much space for … Continue reading

Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Photography, Thoughts on the World, Website & Blog

My Travel Page

Some things don’t scale. You start off doing something, but before you know it it’s outgrown its usefulness and needs to change. So it is with website design… I started off with lists in a couple of places on this … Continue reading

Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Photography, Travel, Website & Blog

Lotsa Changes!

I’ve taken advantage of a bit of spare time to sort out our web sites, and in particular fix a few things which didn’t work quite right after our enforced emergency upgrade in February. Hopefully you should see everything working … Continue reading

Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Website & Blog

Normal Service Being Resumed

Apologies to all for the interruption to our websites and email service around last weekend. My server was hacked and used to launch DDoS attacks, and had to be taken offline and rebuilt with the latest software versions. Fortunately I … Continue reading

Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Website & Blog

More Panoramas!

The astute among you will have noticed that I place a random panorama in the masthead of all my web site pages. I’ve just refreshed my album with a number of new images, which I hope you’ll enjoy. Continue reading

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Photography, Website & Blog

Back to the ‘Fray

Oh well… The annual pilgrimage to the sun has come and gone, and it’s back to the ´fray. (I assume that “fray” is a contraction of “affray” – is that correct?) Updates to my web site are almost complete. As … Continue reading

Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Iceland Travel Blog, Thoughts on the World, Website & Blog

Fixing Holes

I’m making decent progress rolling out my new design to the website, but apologies if you’re waiting for some more interesting content! I’ve now got to the “fiddly” stage, making sure that the new theme works on the slightly more … Continue reading

Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Iceland Travel Blog, Photography, Website & Blog

Updates Rolling…

The updates to my website are now in progress. The eagle-eyed amongst you may have already spotted changes to my blog and front page, and the rest of the website will follow over the next few weeks. You should now … Continue reading

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Website & Blog

Man At Work!

Apologies to regular readers of my blog for the recent low output. I’m currently working on a major overhaul of my web site which will see it considerably modernised and should enable it to be viewed successfully on all sorts … Continue reading

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in Photography, Thoughts on the World, Website & Blog

Normal Service Will Be Resumed–Honest!

Apologies to regular readers of my blog for the delay since my last significant post. I’ve been very busy with a number of things: working overtime at National Grid, getting new consultancy contracts running, updating my Bibble plugin to work … Continue reading

Thursday, February 2, 2012 in Photography, Website & Blog

Website and Email Back

Apologies to anyone who has had a problem with my website or sending me email over the last few days. I had a rogue backup process which was carefully filling the disk with old backups! Thanks to Webfusion Support for … Continue reading

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 in Website & Blog

Book Review Restructuring

I’m in the process of restructuring my book reviews, integrating them better with my blog. Please bear with me if posts or old reviews appear to move or are replaced as I complete this process. Update 13th May: the restructuring … Continue reading

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Website & Blog

Season’s Greetings

A very warm “Merry Christmas” and best wishes for 2011, from all at Coppertrees to all the followers of my blog. Andrew Continue reading

Friday, December 24, 2010 in Personal News, Website & Blog

Integrating External Content with WordPress

I’ve been developing for about 15 years, and although I’m not that prolific I’ve built up quite a lot of content. I recently converted my blog from an old bespoke (= “custom”, for my American friends) solution to one … Continue reading

Thursday, August 12, 2010 in Code & Development, My Publications, Website & Blog

The Big Blog Split

Well, maybe not exactly a split as such, but a new structure. “Thoughts on the World” is a pretty eclectic mix of professional, personal, humour and photography-related content. However, one reader who follows mainly my “professional” content expressed a wish … Continue reading

Sunday, July 11, 2010 in Website & Blog

New Blog Now Live – Please Update Your Feed

Hi, My new blog is now live. This allows a lot more flexibility, including commenting etc. Please can you make sure you are taking your RSS feed from one of the following: (preferred) (straight from my site) I … Continue reading

Sunday, June 20, 2010 in Website & Blog

Lots of News

Quite a lot of news… Migration of our web sites and email to the new hosting server is almost complete. See previous article/rant for some of my findings. After some initial frustration with my hosting provider (WebFusion) when I discovered … Continue reading

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in My Publications, Personal News, Photography, Thoughts on the World, Website & Blog

Website Returns, and New Photos

Apologies for the state of the website over the last week – a problem with the hosting server. I seem to have worked around it for now, so thanks for your patience and those who alerted me to the problem. … Continue reading

Friday, March 6, 2009 in Photography, Thoughts on the World, Website & Blog

Photography Blog

I’ve now created a separate category for photography-related blog posts, so if you’re interested you can track these separately Continue reading

Friday, July 25, 2008 in Photography, Website & Blog

My Photo Gallery is Now Live

I’ve always had a strong interest in photography, both as a practical tool to record our experiences in life, and as an art form. Fans of the Coppertrees Calendar will know how I’ve had great fun capturing friends, family and … Continue reading

Wednesday, July 4, 2007 in Personal News, Photography, Website & Blog