Shame on me

I have had a blog at Alistair.com for around 12 years now.  At the beginning it was a simple ftp down > edit html > ftp up.  Now it’s WordPress and though I am nowhere near as prolific as my friend Derek, I use this site extensively for many other projects that are not public. … [Read more...]

Power up your Vote

On May 12, 2009, BC residents will vote in a provincial election that includes a referendum question about electoral reform. Specifically, the question is: Which electoral system should British Columbia use to elect members to the provincial Legislative Assembly? The options are: The existing electoral system (First-Past-The-Post) The single transferable vote electoral system (BC-STV) proposed … [Read more...]

Ankle Damage

A little over 3 weeks ago, I injured my ankle while walking the dog. A third party observer would have laughed at my stumble on ice, attempt at recovery which failed and a fall to the ground over an awkwardly placed foot. As I went down, I kept believing my foot would slide along the … [Read more...]

Mobile Blogging

While blogging from your mobile device is nothing new, it’s still nice to be able to do it. iPhone users can get the most excellent WordPress app, but the rest of us can still get close with the wPhone plugin. The author says he will not continue with releases, but with the number of Blackberry … [Read more...]