I’m trying to convince my sister to start blogging. She thinks she has nothing to say, but I know she has strong opinions on a lot of things (runs in the family I guess !). I also respect her opinions and think that she would be a great writer. She is also a teacher (secondary … [Read More »]
I’ve migrated to the “official” replacement for b2 called WordPress – so far so good, but given that I had already completed migration to b2Evolution (an alternative branch of the b2 code) – I had to regress my installation to a backed up version of b2 before upgrading to WordPress and then manually adding in … [Read More »]
Went to the Australian Museum today and saw their exhibition “The Two Emperors: China’s Ancient Origins” – a fascinating look into the Qin and the Han Dynasties from over 2000 years ago in China. The main feature of the exibition was the life-sized terracotta warriors found in tombs of the First Emperor Qin Shihuang. Fascinating … [Read More »]
Melway Edition 1 – the first Melway street directory of Melbourne from 1966 – fascinating !
Ever since year 12 at school, I have been calling myself Sim’ (that’s Sim with an apostrophe), which is basically a contraction of my name, Simon. I’m rather particular about punctuation, probably the result of both my parents being primary school teachers, my sister being a secondary school teacher, and me being a pedant. I … [Read More »]