AlisonW - The .com test site

This site is currently being redeveloped. Although it will work fine it will continue to look terrible for a while yet. Sorry!

2016-02-01 - 14:29:27 - by AlisonW - Topic: Open: OpenSoftware | OpenSource | PHP |

Between 2006 and 2009 my blogs were build around the lightweight open source blogging platform Chyrp. Originally created by Alex Suraci I wrote a number of extensions – known as 'modules' – which allowed for extra functionality. Although I now discover that there has been some activity on that platform more recently I have, instead, written my own system, mostly from scratch.

Though, naturally, I'm doing as all good designer-coders do and re-using some of my own old code!



Recent posts:


A Future in Europe
Mrs May
The cult of personality
Clinton v Trump looking more likely
Dangerous stuff!
Who do you trust with your life?

Latest tweets

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@tom_a_r_johnson @trisha_gee @DaliaShea Either 15 or 16 would be better than 11.
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Should happen on mainland UK too. Electric high-speed rail makes much more sense. #HS2
@Reuters : French lawmakers approve a ban on short domestic flights https://t.co/GH0YbZuW9V
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@trisha_gee @tom_a_r_johnson @DaliaShea Where an lts is only one or two steps behind it's logical to use the lts, b…
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@Penteana I'll guarantee though that the right-wing press will say nothing but praise about Johnson missing but att…
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RT @RiksRedGuard :
@BarryWxm: Anybody remember 8 days mourning for: Aberfan Dunblane Tube Bombing Grenfell Thought not me neither 🤔
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@jonworth @driverbod125 When I interrailed in 1979 and 80 we tended to use Paris as a hub — overnight in for the da…
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@HjRobins @AbbyLostInThot @beatronic_ @owenblacker @Jessiethelion Yup, as I remember from getting my Chemistry A le…