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More Maintenance

I have some more back office maintenance tasks to perform over the next few hours; I’ll be updating to v2.8 of WordPress, in order to try and resolve an admin

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Another update

All I seem to be doing at the moment is upgrading or updating software on various devices and systems. This latest update is to the iPhone, moving to the recently

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Bloody typical!

I’ve worked with the old WordPress version for over a year, putting off upgrading several times and now I’ve bitten the bullet and made the leap from 2.5 to 2.7

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All working?

If this post goes live then I’ve successfully upgraded my WordPress and I can now use the WordPress app for the iPhone. This is much better than iBlogger, mainly due

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Fingers Crossed!

Things may look a little odd round here for the next few hours (hopefully, rather than the next few days), as I’m upgrading my WordPress software to the latest release,

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2008 Walking Round-up

It feels like an awful long time since I entered anything into my diary, in fact it’s been over a month, which I suppose is a long time. Unfortunately the

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City Walking

Not the most appealing of titles for a walking site, but often we are forced to traverse cities, either to get to the start of a walk, or in this

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Project Wainwright 2007 – Update

Early last year I began ‘Project Wainwright’, which was my way of officially beginning the collection of all 214 Lakeland fells classified by Alfred Wainwright. This is a bagging list

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Winter arrives in Cheshire

I had to scrape ice off the windscreen of the car this morning. The first indication, for me at least, that winter is almost upon us. Inside the car, the

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Accident waiting to happen

I’m not an experienced walker in the great scheme of things – I’ve only been hill walking for about 4 years now and I still have a lot to learn,

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Weekend Wander

Tex and I both have permission from our spouses to go wandering all weekend, so we’re off to the Lakes (probably) for an overnight backpacking trip. It will be the

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The Ultimate Long Distance Challenge

While I’ve been laid up ill with Mumps, I’ve caught up with some of the programmes I’ve captured with Sky+. Last night I watched the final episode of “The man

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My parotid salivary infection

I felt a bit under the weather on Monday and my ear was a bit sore, but I’m not generally one for being ill, so I went to the gym

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Hadrians Wall Planning

Just got back from three days in Paris, taking in the sights and generally doing the family holiday thing – as far as that goes nowadays – the kids have

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Lazy week

Well I’ve been a right lazy sod this week! I’ve been away from home all week on a training course and that’s enough to sap anyone’s motivation to do things

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Death on Jack’s Rake

I noticed the BBC announced the death of a walker on Jack’s Rake last week. Having done the scramble only recently it makes me wonder just what he was doing

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The Real Monarch…

I don’t know if anyone has been watching the BBC Scotland series called “The Real Monarch of The Glen”? One of the beauties of digital TV (certainly Sky), is the

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Typical weekend weather

Why is it that the weather is great all week and then turns nasty at the weekend? Whilst sitting in the car or the house or the office at work all week