Dave Harm of daveharm.com has kindly awarded this a site his monthly “Pass It On” award. Check out his blog Naked Daze with Dave too co-authoredÂ with Snowdrop for some great inspiration poems and posts. Rather nice to get my first proper “award” and not the bogus “Health Insurance scam awards I’ve been sent in the past. Continue reading ukjohnd.com award
Well I never thought I’d manage a month off the drink when I first left rehab. Well having just passed my 12 years sober this little old website is now celebrating 10 years. So I’ve given it yet another face lift this time the Mystique wordpress theme from http://digitalnature.eu/ Back in 2001 there were not that many AA/recovery sites around and this website was a … Continue reading ukjohnd.com hits 10 years old !!!!
Trying to get this old site listed on Technorati and keep getting stopped with Jun 28, 2010. The supplied description is inadequate, or does not seem to match the content of the site. Please update your claim with an appropriate description below and choose the “Update Description” button. Lets see how many times I can re-write Personal AA recovery site and photoblog including things useful … Continue reading Trying to get listed on Technorati
This site has been running on the free open source blogging software WordPress for the 4 past years, starting on wordpress 2.0.2. Congratulations to wordpress on the release of 3.0 Continue reading WordPress upgrade to 3.0
Very quick “10 min” upgrade to the latest and greatest version of wordpress went smoother than a babies arse. Should be mostly transparent to the presentation of the site but makes using wordpress as a CMS rather easier. All the plugins I use are still working too, which is a bonus. Fabulous job by the WP team who produce this rather excellent free software. Continue reading WordPress 2.1 Ella
Happy New Year to the Internet and Recovery peeps, this must have been the quietest Christmas Holiday I’ve ever had and I must say that the break has been much needed. Contrast that to last years Christmas Ghana trip, for my brothers wedding, it has certainly been less eventful and far colder but good all the same. Passing on a message that was given me … Continue reading Happy New Year and Now is a Time to be careful.
Thanks to the lovely Sérgio Luís Lopes Júnior and his very clever IEs 4 linux script for wine and some free time finally, I got to test this site with Internet Explorer for the first time in a while, not surprisingly the layout was screwed on IE only, so hopefully now fixed for everyone still stuck on IE. Also finally got round to fixing the … Continue reading Fixed stuff
How Bizzare the internet is, this little collection of AA stuff and my idle posts on random stuff somehow ranks seventh in the Alexa ranking for UK AA sites listed in the dmoz Open Directory Project… http://www.alexa.com/Also ranks 9th in Europe not sure how accurate that is but sounds kinda cool, I only hope this little site spreads the message a bit. Continue reading Site Ranking in Alexa