Category Archives: Phlyarology

How to time travel using WordPress

Disclaimer: this is how it currently works; I offer no guarantees that this information is valid in your epoch! The only constant is change. Heraclitus (c.535 BC – c.474 BC) The ‘permalink’ Each WordPress post is allocated a permalink (short … Continue reading

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Scribble: Rant – No Variations on the Theme, revisited

The preamble to the preamble I spent three hours (!) this morning talking with ‘a’ WordPress Happiness Engineer, (to whom I shall refer as ‘HE’ and ‘they’, for reasons that will become apparent, should you actually make it that far; … Continue reading

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Scribble: Rant – No Variations on the Theme, redirector

Originally posted on Scribblans:
Visitors to this blog yesterday would have seen the site using a new look. It’s something I had been playing with for a week or so, on and off, and I had finally decided that this…

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What makes the number 61 special?

‘Sixty-one’ is special to me today: no prizes for guessing why that might be! There are also no prizes for winning the quiz below§, which I am proud to present in 61’s honour. In my opinion, 61 is almost perfect. … Continue reading

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Get my eBook for FREE today!

Grab your towel, froods! Although it has nothing at all to do with The Hitchhiker’s Guide… On 15Feb2021* my eBook is available totally FREE! Just click on this link right here to get it. If you don’t have a Kindle,don’t … Continue reading

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A letter to The Co-operative Bank — a rant

Dear Sir or Madam, First of all, please accept my apology for the fact that I have been so curmudgeonly of late. I attribute this to an ear infection that has been causing me grief for the last few days. … Continue reading

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‘Click the tiny square’ — a rant

A few weeks ago — 20Jan2021 to be precise — I encountered a problem with Windows Update: an optional, but ‘recommended’, update that, according to the ‘help’ article about it, should have installed automatically without my intervention. I searched for … Continue reading

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Goodbye Donald T****

Good riddance to bad rubbish.May he disappear (just as he promised he would!) And may the lessons learned never be forgotten.

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The President Just Called To Steal The Election

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All I Want For Christmas…

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