ELK SEO

I’m starting to see a new type of comment spam.  This is what it says: I’ve created a new website. I really need more visitors. May I kindl (sic) ask you if I can advertise in your website please? My website is a Web-based SEO Tools elkseo.com.  You can visit my website if you want

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Posted in May 2016

Getty fined over copyright violation

For many years Getty has pursued website owners for copyright violation. And I don’t have a problem with this, image owners have a right to payment for their work. What has upset so many people is the amount Getty has been claiming in compensation, often thousands of dollars for an small image on a website

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Posted in December 2013

The hopeless gov.uk website

In October 2012 the UK government quietly launched gov.uk to take over from direct.gov.uk and businesslink.gov.uk and apparently other departmental websites. It cost 18.5 million (in order to save money) and is riddled with errors, omissions, bad grammar, a hopeless search facility and most of the content seems to be written by the office junior

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Posted in October 2012

Build your website for free!

I don’t really like paying for things. Actually, that’s not quite true, I’ll pay for things if I need to but I’d rather get it for free (or at least at a discount price). Some of the best free stuff comes off the internet so rather than pay for some expensive software, why not do

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Posted in June 2008

Probably the most dangerous path in the world

I’ve climbed and walked along some pretty treacherous pathways over the years but this is somewhere you really don’t want to be unless you really need to go there: El camino del ray Not today thank you…

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Posted in April 2008

The joy of games

When I’m not busy doing all the other stuff that fills up my day, I like to play adventure games. I can’t shoot, I’m rubbish at kicking and catching so the adventure game is my thing. A much more sedentary but cerebral activity. It is something you can do at your leisure, picking up where

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Posted in April 2008

Tai Chi

I’ve been doing Tai Chi for a few years now and it has changed my life. Not in the earth shattering way a traumatic experience does but in a much more agreeable way. The form of Tai Chi that I and many thousands of others practice helps to counteract the pressures of modern life and

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Posted in March 2008

Getting Started

I’ve wanted a blog for ages but I never seemed to be able to find the times to set started. Well I had a bit of time on my hands to I bit the bullet a loaded up good old WP. It took about 2 minutes to get the thing up and running. But I

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Posted in March 2008

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