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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?

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@Loyal_Bostonian @CuppCakeJen Because last night too.
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So Sale is starting the game tonight for the #RedSox. Given recent experiences with starting pitchers who will take…