What keeps me awake at night…

…you’d think with the current state of the universe that I’d have enough to fuel my insomniatic tendencies – international terrorism, worldwide famine and poverty, carbon emissions spiralling out of control to the point where we all just get microwaved to death whilst sitting watching Coronation Street on a thursday evening.

What plucks me from the comforting arms of slumber twixt dusk and dawn is the rabid beast of CSS – more specifically how to make lickle tiny calendar-style date displays for my blog…

I need to get out more. Or stay in more. Or less of both. Or something…

I didn’t surf today. Yet.

PS if you want to know the solution I came up with you can get the code here.

A fun day in…

…fuelled by a grade 3 hangover and a cheese and ham sandwich I undertook the massive challenge of moving Papersurfer from one hosting company to another. Not content with the overwhelming complexity of the task at hand I also decided a new theme design would be in order. A somewhat foolish errand but overall things have unfurled very smoothly.

Having read several articles on ‘mySQL migration’ and ‘database management’ I opted for completely ignoring them and instead went for pressing the big button that said ‘EXPORT’ in my dashboard then I went to my new blog site (a one-click install of WordPress at Dreamhost) and clicked the big button that said ‘IMPORT’.

I wouldn’t attempt this sequence of actions unless you fully understand the consequences of those 2 instructions and have the appropriate sofa equipment to support you for the rest of the day that you now have spare…

I didn’t surf today. I was being very technical and boffiny…