Month: April 2006

  • Dialling US toll free numbers from Overseas

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 04:53 pm Many people don?t realise that you can dial US Toll free numbers (800) from overseas. The calls aren?t toll free, but with calling cards at about 1 cent per minute it?s cheaper than most local calls. In Australia, dial your calling card access code, enter your […]

  • Backup your blog

    Backup your blog

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 08:26 pm Frequently Asked Questions over at has a brilliant piece on backups for bloggers. Several years ago I had to reconstruct? after catastrophic hardware failure. Luckily Google had begun indexing it so I didn?t lose any posts. But rebuilding the comments proved too hard. Matt and […]

  • MSN Clones

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 03:35 pm My daughter has reached an age where all her friends are on MSN. While the school is concerned about it, I think that (occasionally monitored) online chat is actually a useful skill. Most of the chat is what you?d expect of tweens, misunderstandings and hurt feelings […]

  • Dan Finnerty & the Dan Band

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 03:39 pm I saw a performance by The Dan Band on MTV last night. I was laughing so hard I had to stop working on the Ziggy?s Online Games website, go upstairs and grab my wife and show her. This is one of the hottest live shows in […]