Moving From Wordpress To Jekyll

Wow, it’s been exactly a year since I last updated this website. Much has happened since then, including changing how this site is created. It used to be powered by Wordpress but now I’m using a static website generator called Jekyll. Advantages of moving from Wordpress to Jekyll No more plugin and security updates to worry about. No more security plugins to maintain. No more faffing around keeping a local copy of the database as...… Read more

Photo: a heron in a tree again

Same bird as yesterday, this time giving his/her wings a lovely stretch. A photo posted by Sugardrum (@sugardrum) on Dec 9, 2015 at 1:52am PST I saw the same bird in the tree as yesterday on my morning running today. This time he/she was giving their wings a lovely stretch so I had to take a photo. I think the bird is enjoying posing for photos 🙂 I thought the photo would make nice background...… Read more

Some CSS style naming and layout tips

After doing CSS development work for a number of years there’s a few little tips that I’ve picked up that I thought it might be helpful to pass on. List the styles alphabetically I saw this tip listed on another website a few years ago and have been doing this myself ever since. It makes it so much easier to quickly scan across and see which styles you have used. Here’s an example of what...… Read more

Photo: a heron doing his thing on a tall tree

Mr Heron in the park this morning A photo posted by Sugardrum (@sugardrum) on Dec 8, 2015 at 1:57am PST I saw a heron doing his or her thing on a very tall tree whilst running in the park today and had to stop to take a photo. … Read more

Photo: new guitar strings

Shiny new strings ready for recording next week! #nofilter A photo posted by Sugardrum (@sugardrum) on Nov 12, 2015 at 10:16am PST I forget how nice my guitar can sound when I haven’t changed the strings for a while. … Read more