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Wonderful praise, or Spam?

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My photography site at gets even less visitors and comments than this site, but for some reason it attracts a lot of spam comments that Akismet (the spam blocker) thinks could be genuine and isolates them in a Spam folder for me to evaluate and either delete or publish.  I can’t remember Akismet ever getting it wrong in what it …

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JTHonlinePics is up and away, at last

In Gallery, General, Photography, video by John2 Comments

Way back on 29 December 2010 I created as a site for galleries of photos I’ve taken, and a blog about photographic matters and my galleries. I created some holding pages for blog and gallery, with no serious content, and I set WordPress to discourage search engines because I didn’t want the site to go public until I had …

New Theme concept trial

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Today I’ve begun developing a new blog site theme layout using the recently released RichWP Framework for creating customized themes in WordPress. I’ve only been working on the for two hours, so there is lots to do and lots to learn. The big difference with this theme is that is a classic blog design with a each posts going down …

Match and beat

In Experiences, General, Italian by John8 Comments

This evening I changed the Word Press theme I’m using from a magazine style layout to a classic blog style where each blog is seen in full on the blog home page and follow one another in chronological order. As always, you can search for something in the Search feature in the navigation bar at the top of every page, …

Reading the OED

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Apart from the lead up to Christmas Day, this past week has seen a very interesting sequence of events for me, because so many things seemed to come together this week regarding the OED – and Christmas Day.  Even my post on Christmas Day, in which I had to look up the OED on my computer to see how to …


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It’s strange how things sometime develop in a certain way without any planning.  But everything falls into place by chance. For quite some time now I’ve been trying to find a new name for my blog page  without any success. I wanted to develop a different image from The Silver Fox, or The Chain Saw Man which have been my …