Amanda

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last few days. It has been really busy at my real job – I run a computer store, but more importantly, my sister Amanda has been seriously ill again. She has been in hospital since Friday evening. She needs constant supervision. The local hospital is small (the …

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Bing Bung

Yesterday Qohel was at the number one position on Bing for ‘leading conservative blog.’ Today it has dropped out of their listings completely. Bing’s webmaster tools report they had trouble finding my sitemap last time they crawled the site. I’ve checked that and pinged Bing with the sitemap address. But Qohel is not showing as blocked, and surely …

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Mysteries

It’s not much of a mystery in cosmic in terms, but I am still a little puzzled about why the Google advertising on this site is so consistently about eco-friendly plastic bags or solving the climate crisis – both things in which my intelligent and thoughtful readers are unlikely to be interested. Or at least, not interested in …

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Comments Open

OK, I am giving in on the need to register to comment. I have thought and written about this before, and would still prefer to restrict comments to registered subscribers. However, I object to having to register with every new site I want to use, and enough people have told me this requirement has stopped …

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Comments

I have had some requests to remove the registration requirement for would be commentors. The options for comments are: No comments. I don’t like this idea, because in general the blogs that work best are the ones which develop a sense of community. Allowing readers to comment is an effective way of building this community. Unbridled comments. …

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