Hi Jaci!

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Thanks for the phone call. I just checked to see if Wordpress allows PDF uploading and it does. I recommend checking out the Wordpress theme viewer, to see if there are any you fancy.

Journal of the Plague Year

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Too damn sick and sore to get up. Wish my nose would stop running. I hate feeling like this. It's a beautiful, hot, sunny day outside. I want to be out and about. I'm reading Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. Though it was written in 1664, it only ...

Sedition Laws and Blogging in Australia

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

From The Sydney Morning Herald: Australian bloggers muzzled Australian blogs will never be as hard-hitting as their overseas counterparts because of our ridiculous laws. Many local bloggers are unaware that they may be liable for everything they write on their sites, not to mention all of the colourful comments made by contributors. Our new ...

Google Adsense

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

I applied for Google Adsense a few days ago and I got it this morning. I had some ads up on my site within 5 minutes. I was able to choose colours that went with the rest of my site. I approve of the ads that Google has selected. They're ...

How much Charl.info is worth

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005

My friend Gary Williams told me about a site that gave you a blog valuation. Here's one for www.charl.info: My blog is worth $564.54.How much is your blog worth? I wonder where I get my money? ;-)

Blogging anniversary is nearly here

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

Just realised I've nearly reached the end of my first year of blogging. I started June 8, 2004. Seven hundred and thirty three posts, one relationship break-up, a couple of hundred visits to the beach, and four seasons later, here I am and it’s June 1, 2005. Time flies... My birthday ...


Thursday, May 12th, 2005

Just looked at the comments I needed to moderate. I haven't done that for a while - Word Press 1.2 made comments moderation an unpleasant experience. 1.2 was extremely vulnerable to spammers and comments moderation was a process of deleting hundreds of blackjack and poker advertisements. But now I’m using Word ...

Daylight saving

Thursday, May 12th, 2005

Just realised, I didn't reset this blog's time after daylight saving finished. Every post since then has the time wrong by an hour. I really can't be bothered to change the times on all those posts...

Plain Vanilla

Friday, April 15th, 2005

The empty white box should actually have an image of a mountain inside. It's visible inside my network when I enter my network's URL. There must be something wrong with its permissions or coding. I'll have to get my boyfriend on the phone when he gets home, and fiddle with ...

Changing my categories

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

Up until now I've used the following categories for my blog: All Writing Cats Cosmetics Dogs Environment Food & Drink Geocaching Graphics Internet -Blogs -Server Mobile Phones Movies Music Personal -Computer -Outdoors Politics -Australia -USA Programming -Fabulister --Lexicon -phpMUSH -Word Press Science -Astronomy -Biology -Geology Silly Vehicles Weather Work Writing -Books -Editing These categories have just come about as I thought of them, but I want to get more scientific with my categories. So I'll see what I can do about using the Dewey decimal system of classification ...

Blog t-shirt

Tuesday, March 8th, 2005


Friday, January 7th, 2005

Just sent an e-mail to Ginmar, the owner of the "View from a broad" and "Rania's Gate" blogs, requesting to be 'friended'. Ginmar's great. She's a US soldier currently serving in Iraq. She's a feminist, of the practical, rather than academic, kind and she's a natural writer. Read Ginmar's blog ...

Blogging in the kitchen

Sunday, October 31st, 2004

So here I am blogging in the kitchen with my new iBook and Airport Express wireless network. My boyfriend was here yesterday setting it all up. I spent hours on Friday night trying to get the network to work but it only took him 2 minutes to get it working when ...

What to do if Possessed by Demons?

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004

Oh boy, we've got a crazy one here. What to do if Possessed by Demons? Just look at the subjects he's blogged. Date: 2003-03-31 Manic on Effexor XR Anti-Depressant Date: 2003-04-15? Quit Taking Effexor Date: 2003-05-01 Ended up in the Hospital Date: 2003-08-07 Great Evil is Here I guess he doesn't read ...

Blog Spam

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004

I deleted my first comment spam from Charl.info today. :-( Hopefully not the first of many...


Thursday, August 5th, 2004

I've decided to defer uni for this semester. The course I really wanted to do is 57046 Professional Editing and I signed up for it but Grant rang and told me it was only on on alternate semsters and I would have to wait until next semester. That left the other course ...

Yet another category hack

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004

The author of the original drop down menu category hack posted an updated version which correctly indents the subcategories. I installed it, as the category hack I installed yesterday doesn't show the number of posts per category and it requires the user to click on a button before anything happens. Again, ...

New Drop Down Menu for Categories

Tuesday, July 13th, 2004

I checked the Word Press site and found someone had posted a hack that puts blog categories into a drop down menu yet keeps their order and hierarchy and indents the subcategories. I've added the hack to the copy of Word Press that is running this blog. Isn't open source ...


Friday, July 9th, 2004

Added some drop down menu plugins to Word Press. Now my blog categories and links are hidden in drop down menus. Nice! My blog categories list was taking up far to much space. Now I'm waiting for the new and improved version of the plugin, which will display subcategories under ...

Yet another Word Press theme

Friday, July 9th, 2004

Testing another Word Press theme, this one a set width theme so there won't be overlapping boxes everywhere. I'm changing the colour from green to blue so it's looking a bit patchworky at the moment.