Ill-conceived thoughts

This is a work in progress while I avoid work. This site will probably contain the odd photo, stray bits of technical info (mostly so I can remind myself how to do things), occassional typos and whatever else I feel like. As it's unlikely anyone else will see this, it may go months without an update. I'll also try creating a section from scratch at some point; please try not to laugh, phantom viewer, as it will look shockingly bad, break frequently and be generally unsuitable for public consumption.

March in retrospect

Coursera I've been working through the Responsive Website Basics: Code with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on Coursera and actually managed… Read More

Car on Fire
By Wing-Chi Poon [CC BY-SA 2.5 (], via Wikimedia Commons
February in retrospect

February's happenings, as best as I can remember. Contents include a car crash, pizza and comically bad films. Dear Diary...… Read More

SSL Certificates, servers and personal sites

TL;DR To properly secure a domain (¬†and subdomains ( on different servers you will need at least a wildcard SSL… Read More