Migration to WordPress

After years of this site sitting idle and acting more as a testing ground for Drupal modules I had originally planned to migrate it to Grav. I recently migrated another of my sites from an older Joomla install and found it easier to work with. When I did some test WordPress installs a couple years […]

Gallery migration…

Due to the excessively stagnant “on hold” status of Menalto Gallery software I have decided to move my galleries to something that is at least maintained and a little more up to date. In an era where everyone just uses paid or other service based galleries there’s not a whole lot out there in the […]


While for quite some time I’ve been mainly building my CMS based websites using Drupal and Joomla, I recently discovered the new system developed by some of the Rockettheme folks (whose themes I have used on several websites I worked on) called GRAV. It’s a flat file system, uses no database yet has quite a […]

Ono to Vodafone

So some time ago Ono was bought out by Vodafone, and they recently called to upgrade my service as they are migrating all clients to the main Vodafone platform… so the new speedtest looks like this:

Migrating your Win7 Users directory off your SSD.

As I’m sure happens to many these days, you upgrade your main Windows 7 system drive to a new blazing fast SSD, but of course, you run into space issues (unless of course you’re loaded and can afford the proper big ones, or have no media files at all) I recently migrated my inlaw’s main […]

LG NAS N2A2DD2 Upgrade…

So quite some time ago I acquired one of these NAS devices with hopes of being able to power down my main machine and still download torrents and have some sort of central media storage for our TV shows and music etc. I recently discovered that there’s a new GUI firmware available after ignoring it […]

last Orange test…

We’ve finally made the leap, and should be ditching our “Maximum Speed” ADSL from Orange and moving to fibre optic cable this Friday! So, here’s one last look at our “up to 20MB!”

Upgrading PCs, the woes of IT…

In light of recent issues with her old machine it was finally time to replace the wife’s machine. It’s been an ongoing issue, we knew it had to be done, but it seemed like all the newer PCs that were available were lesser machines than my main machine that I bought a few years back, […]