Thank you!

Thanks for your patience today. We have upgraded from a standard server to a CDN (content delivery network) to ensure faster delivery of pages no matter where in the world you are. The site was down for a couple of hours during the transfer process, and we are still sorting out a few minor upload …

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Traffic

Now that I am starting to post again regularly, I thought I would check traffic figures to track growth over the next few months. Unique visits over the last month hovered between 2,000 and 2,500 per day, or 52,000 per month. Each visitor reads 3.4 pages on average, meaning nearly 200,000 page impressions per month. …

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Dear Morons

That is, dear persons trying to hack into this blog. You won’t succeed. And even if by some miracle you do, this blog is completely backed up every night. Whatever changes you make may last an hour, or however long it takes before I notice them. Then I will simply wipe what you have done, re-install, …

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No More

I have made up my mind before to stop posting on Qohel: too many other calls on my time, and in the little spare time I have I want to concentrate on other writing projects. But I keep coming back to it! However, after four years I really do need to draw a line under this project. …

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WA Wildflowers

I lived in Western Australia, the “Wildflower State,” for a few years, but never really appreciated how beautiful these flowers are. We are in Geraldton to visit Kathy’s mum, who has been in hospital. She is out now, and we were able to take her out to the Coalseam Conservation Park 100kms East of Geraldton. I …

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Sorry

I am sorry about the slow posting over the last couple of weeks. The effects of a general downturn in retail sales has been augmented for me by a wet, cold (and therefore unusually slow) season on KI. On top of that, a new guy has set up shop across the road from me offering exactly the same computer …

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