Category Archive: Reviews

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Automatic Youtube Video Posts Plugin – Review

This is a review of the Automatic Youtube video posts plugin. A useful plugin that you can get for free and install on your wordpress blog to import any and all videos from any channel or user on Youtube. Easy to use and fast. What does it do? This plugin will allow you to automatically […]

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Easy 5K with Jeff Galloway review

Introduction I got this app on my iPhone when it was on special offer over a holiday weekend while I was considering taking up running again because it promises to ease you gently up to running 5k with a run/walk/run system. The Review The app (iPhone only) allows you to use your own playlist or […]

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Drown out the noise and get a quiet nights sleep

I finally got a good nights sleep!! Nope, they’re not replacement day-glow nipples! they’re a set of comfortable silicone ear plugs that fit nice and deep in your ear to drown out external noise. I finally had a proper sleep without being woken up by the over sensitive car alarm or the too-fast drivers who […]

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WordPress MU 2.8 Beginners Guide Book Review

PacktPublishing sent me a shiny new publication called WordPress MU 2.8. It’s one of their “beginners guide” series which means it takes you step by step from noob to hero on the subject. I’ve read a few of their other books and they’ve always been a good read and source of new information. WordPress Mu […]

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BT can go suck eggs

There’s no video this week because BT who, in their gargantuan corporate way have managed to create a cluster f*** out of my moving house service. And there’s no broadband for another 2 weeks. “yes Mr. Bailey, we’ll disconnect your old service on the 21st and connect your new service on the 22nd and let […]

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Creative genius, where does it come from? I think she knows..

This is a wonderful talk by Elizabeth Gilbert of “Eat Pray Love” #1 best seller fame. She talks about genius and a different way of looking at it (or, an older way of looking at it). I can’t tell you how nice it was to hear someone else explain something I’ve felt myself. How you […]

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The monkeys are off my back (for now)

I’ve managed to get some major bookends done for some projects I have on the go and I’m really looking forward to being able to code for fun again now that I have stabbed the various work monkeys on my back! However, I can’t get my blogger commentluv sorted until js-kit get their script fully […]

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WordPress for business bloggers book review

The nice folks at PacktPub sent me a pretty good book called “WordPress For Business Bloggers” by Paul Thewlis. I’ve been reading it for a couple of weeks and it turned out to be an excellent read. Who is it for? It makes it clear in the beginning of the book that you should at […]

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A great book for wordpress theme design

WordPress Theme Design – Tessa Blakeley Silver PacktPublishing Price 35.99 USD (ebook $27.19) I bought a book recently after seeing it mentioned in the WP dashboard news items, it’s called WordPress Theme Design by Tessa Blakeley Silver and although a lot of the information regarding the functions of wordpress can be found at the codex, […]

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Google Chrome. Fast or just new car smell?

So I was checking out my performancing advert on Randa Clays’ post about Trying out Google Chrome and I thought I’d give it a go myself. ummm, could it be any faster? I thought it was obviously taking the piss somewhere. How come my site can load this fast? For the past few months I […]

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