As regular readers will know, I've attended Mumsnet Blogfest for the last two years to talk about the technical side of blogging - hosting, platforms, domain names, BACKUPS, that sort of thing. I'm pleased to announce that I'll be attending again this year, as part of the round table discussion … [Read more...] about Preparing for Mumsnet Blogfest
So, I was on twitter last night, as I oh so often am. And I saw a link to a guardian article about the year of code initiative. My response? https://twitter.com/liveotherwise/status/432316953576112128 I do urge you to go read the guardian article. I'm not sure it would be good for my blood … [Read more...] about Year of code? Please no.
Well, not me. My blog. And not so much vanish as get filed in the bottom drawer of a locked filing cabinet in a disused laboratory with a sign on the door... Wondering what I'm talking about? It's the government's latest wheeze to protect the children. Won't you think of the children, they … [Read more...] about And just like that, I could vanish.
A new kid in town? There's a new parenting website in town, but this one is a bit different to the mum focussed networks that seem to be all over the place. (Not that I'm saying mum focussed networks or bad, but does mean that there is room for alternatives!) Quib.ly is a membership site that … [Read more...] about Home education on Quib.ly
Now that I've found the back button, which is cunningly hidden by virtue of not being illuminated unless you use it, and discovered something that seems very much like swype but is called connected keyboard usage, I'm very happy with the note 2. And as for the above picture, that's done with a pre … [Read more...] about Shades of grey.