Writing from March 2005

Moving virtual house

Just over a week ago I moved my four websites (this one, Pepys' Diary, Byliner and Overmorgen) to a new server. It seemed to go OK, without anything going horrendously wrong. There are a couple of outstanding problems however:

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In Movable Type on 5 March 2005. 1 comment. Permalink

American passports and Mexican food

It's impossible to tell from my site when comments are posted to old entries, so I thought I'd point out a couple of posts that have attracted a large amount of traffic via Google.

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In Misc on 5 March 2005. 2 comments. Permalink

London Review of Books, 5 March 2005

An excerpt from Christopher Tayler's review of Ian McEwan's Saturday in the London Review of Books, as I love Ramachandran's and Lodge's thoughts here:

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In Periodicals on 20 March 2005. Permalink

Guardian Review, 19 March 2005

Continuing the Ian McEwan theme, here he is in the Guardian with a bit about travelling to the arctic on a boat full of artists. I love this rather long excerpt, which I must remember when I get annoyed with people who don't sit in their assigned seats at the cinema; a simple wrong that ends up with a theatre full of grumpy people:

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In Periodicals on 20 March 2005. Permalink

Flickr article for BBC News

A little after the fact, but... last week BBC News Online asked me to write a piece about Flickr and here it is. If you're familiar with Flickr, you'll find the article pretty basic, and there's plenty more I'd love to have mentioned, but space is limited and it's for an audience that hasn't necessarily heard of the site. Let alone RSS, folksonomies, social networking, etc...

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In Personal on 29 March 2005. 1 comment. Permalink

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