Long before I crossed the line I knew that I was not going to break 40 minutes. I have to accept that I am getting older, and slower. The heat didn’t help but nor did my less than optimal training.
I am building an online store for a client with OpenCart. I needed to import data from an existing osCommerce store so I purchased an osCommerce to OpenCart script. The script was a great help but it needed a lot of changes to work nicely and fail gracefully. I emailed the changes back to the […]
I am currently developing an online store and using OpenCart. It is quite different from osCommerce as it uses MVC architecture but it is also modular so core files (generally) don’t need to be modified. Some OpenCart Extensions do require modifying core files and this is obviously bad practice and will make upgrades to the […]
41m07s – 44th out of 1132 finishers. Garmin data The Aware Christmas 10k road race was postponed from December. The country was covered in snow and the course was, correctly, deemed too dangerous. With a new baby in the house I hadn’t done any running in the 3 weeks before the original date so a […]
I have written before about bogus used clothes collectors. Recently I started noting the registration plate details to pass onto the Gardai so that they can check whether these people have valid collection permits. On Monday morning the sticker shown arrived in my door. It has 3 obvious typos/errors and some other strange stuff too. […]
When I was younger the local supermarket had a noticeboard on which people could list items for sale, rooms for rent or services available. My local convenience shop has a noticeboard but it is behind the front door and I doubt that many people see it or even know that it is there. Of course […]