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 »

Girl book titles

Girl used in literary titles The word girl is appearing everywhere in titles of literary works, including this observational piece of my own from 2014. Why did I use “girl” is perhaps the question I need to ask myself? I could easily have used woman in the title instead, from my memory of her age… 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 »

Year end reflection

Year end reflection 2016 has been a memorable year, including my graduation with a BA in Communication and Media from Bournemouth University. As I type this year-end reflection all I can really say is that it has been a very busy year in just about every other way too, a veritable smorgasbord of events and activities… Read More »

November pot pourri

A pot pourri for November November for me is always a strange month so a pot pourri of miscellany for this blog entry.  This year the month has been even stranger than usual due to dealing with the aftermath of a broken central heating boiler at my mother’s house. The month marks the true onset… Read More »

Website conversion and a brief retrospective.

1987; the year we began When I began this task of website conversion from hand coded pages into contemporary WordPress format it struck me just how far on the industry has come from the first iteration of the Island-Publishing business. Back in those days I had been using computers since 1981 and extremely primitive models… Read More »