New year, new blog

It's been quite literally years that I've been putting off updating my blog, both in the underlying technology as well as the content that resides within. While August is probably eight months too late to invoke the new year in a blog title, it's a theme that I can work…

New Year 2013

Another year passes, another mayan apocalypse averted, another year to add to my tally of those lived through. As usual many of us are busy making predictions and new years resolutions that inevitably we shall not keep to. I've made a few of my own and will document them here…

Happy Holidays 2012

Whether you're a follower of religion, or a subscriber to dieties, it must be agreed that it's great how so many people get together and celebrate at roughly this time of year. Any excuse to give, receive, take some good food, catch up with friends and relatives and generally be…

Replicating the Blogger blog archive in Drupal

One thing I've noticed a lot of people like about Blogger is the block displaying an archive of posts that expands showing posts in each month. Of course the easiest method is to let views do this for you; one of the preconfigured views is indeed a monthly archive block,…

Name my blog

It has just come to my attention that my blog/site doesn't really have a name. Sure, I can rearrange the front page over and over but without a catchy title; one with pizazz and zing I'll be limited to Z-league blogging for eternity. So I put it to you,…

As usual

The first post is always trashy, nobody likes it and you instantly with you could just skip the whole 'first post' thing and just jump straight in as if you'd never left off. I blogged for a while on blogger, until I decided I had lost all ideas for making…