A whine about wine and pain relief

It was Natalie’s birthday last weekend and we dropped William off with my parents and nipped down to the south coast for a pleasant stay in the Westover Hall Hotel in Milford-on-Sea.

Overall we had a lovely time…apart from the wine. The wine itself tasted fabulous. What made me spit feathers was the ludicrous protocol adopted by the restaurant for locating the bottle itself. Continue reading “A whine about wine and pain relief”

Joomla! is very cool

About five years ago I set up a couple of websites, one for my rugby club and the other for a charity I am involved with for people like me who have had a particularly nasty operation on their bowels. In those days, the only show in town as far as open source content management systems were concerned was an application called PHP Nuke.

PHP Nuke was a bit clunky and took a little bit of getting used to, but it knocked the socks off maintaining a website by hand using HTML. It also allowed other people to maintain sites, something which has been hugely beneficial to my rugby website, which actually looks rather smart after I found a suitable theme, learn about the way payroll operates. Continue reading “Joomla! is very cool”