Category Archives: wordpress


I’ve been using this free WordPress site for a while and have been wondering about self-hosting, but to be honest I don’t have the energy to deal with moving to a new site and learning how to configure the WordPress … Continue reading

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New look for the blog

Having bought enough stock art from to make it worthwhile, I’ve made a new header for the blog. There’s also a new picture of me with one of my cats, because the Internet is for cat photos.

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Spammers, Scammers And People Who Are Confused About Sex

My Kindle has died: the nice Irish bloke at Kindle Support, while charming and patient, could not get me a replacement of the model I’m used to, and earlier this week the Internet went out because my husband accidentally cut … Continue reading

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So, the process of planing and sandpapering Firebrand into shape is ongoing, and it’s making me think about how much easier writing was when I had no clue at all what I was doing. I mean, when I started out … Continue reading

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Blog neglect, and Distant Worlds

I’ve been neglecting my blog. I’m sorry: I just didn’t have a lot to say beyond ‘Still writing’ or ‘Not writing, due to my head being full of cold’ or whatever. I’ve been to Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy … Continue reading

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I’m sorry about the unpleasant little ‘Ecopressed’ ads that are appearing in single post view between the post and the comments: these aren’t my doing, they’re WordPress inserting content, and I’m trying to decide whether to pay for the ‘no … Continue reading

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Well, I have now made the grand total of 45p from Amazon referrals. When I told my husband about this he said ‘Well done!’ entirely unironically. Oh dear. I also had a baffling email from Amazon this morning suggesting I … Continue reading

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