Category Archives: computing

A website crash/replacement

As recorded on the home page due to an unexpected problem in a WordPress update in late November the WordPress element of the site became unreliable with many posts and a significant number of the images being lost. Surprisingly, and in some ways annoyingly, the recovery process did recover what was lost – the surprise… Read More »

March blog entry

Brief blog update Another very brief blog post this month as whilst workload seems never ending time, sadly, is inelastic. Railways – Three weekends out with events. With a conference planning meeting for the Early Mainline Railways Conference (In York), The London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace and then back to York for… Read More »

Non-stop editing!

A month of solid editing I ended last month’s blog expressing hopefully “What would have been the January content will therefore appear during February when I get back home and resume normality.” Well that hoped for return to normality during February went well, or not! What it ended up as was a month of solid… Read More »

Changes

Change versus progress When I started to write this blog post about changes and progress, I felt a bit like a real life incarnation of Victor Meldrew whilst at the same time trying desperately not to fall into grumpy old man syndrome. There have, undoubtedly, been many changes that are progress. As just one of those… Read More »

The transient internet revisited

Internet attacks crash computers Internet and computer failures spread chaos across the world beginning last Friday (12th May) as a criminal, or criminal gang, released a malware virus to hijack and hold computer systems to ransom. A much bigger problem than the one I covered last year with my article for the BACOMM course blog… Read More »

Happy New Year / Delville Woods

2017 – Happy New Year This first blog post of 2017 was to have begun, as it does in the heading, by wishing readers a Happy New Year for 2017 and then continuing solely with this content about my writing. However, as you will see later, computing issues continue to aggravate hence the additional material… Read More »