If you would like to wear a candle on your Twitter profile in remembrance of December 6th, I've created one here … [Read more...] about Twibbon for December 6th
According to a recent American study, the idea of Internet users as loners with no social contact is a myth. Americans are not as isolated as has been previously reported. We find that the extent of social isolation has hardly changed since 1985, contrary to concerns that the prevalence of severe isolation has tripled since then. Only 6% of the adult population has no one with whom they … [Read more...] about Internet Doesn’t Lead to Isolation
Many bloggers are busy or just don't feel the need to upgrade on a regular basis. However, many upgrades are for or at least include, security features. When a security breach is found hackers are more than aware of these breaches and know which blogs to attack. Currently there are numerous blogs being attacked. Do yourself a favour and upgrade before you are one of them. Writes … [Read more...] about Attention Self Hosted WordPress Bloggers
Well had to clear off a few cobwebs but otherwise the blog seems to be standing. I can't believe this weather first it rains then it pours then it thunderstorms then it rains again. The sun came out and it was still raining. Must be monsoon season. Shona Holmes is making the rounds lying for the GOP. A commentator after this article backs her up. One never knows if it is just your garden … [Read more...] about “Been a long lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely time”
The garden is doing quite well. The herbs could actually do with being repotted. They are too big to have so many in one container. It is lovely to just walk out on the balcony and gather a collection of fresh herbs to throw into whatever I'm cooking.. The morning glory have taken right off. Should be a wonderful display in a few weeks. The beefsteak tomatoes will soon be as tall as me! The … [Read more...] about The Garden A Growing Concern
A New Zealand couple were shocked to learn their 3 year old had bought an £8000 backhoe while they slept. Sarah Quinlan told the BBC that she had been looking for toys online, and using an automatic log-in to an auction site. But a shock was in store when she got up the next day. "When I found an email from a guy who said 'can you deposit the money?' I thought - hang on - this isn't … [Read more...] about Can You Dig it Baby?