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Becoming a travel blogger

A few months ago, as I was returning home from a trip to Melbourne, I was thinking about how much I enjoy traveling, photography, and blogging. I was thinking about how enjoyable it would be to combine them all into … Read more …

I’ve won a new award!

Back in 2009 I won an award for 6th best blog about life and travel in Australia and New Zealand. I’ve just been notified that I’ve won it again for 2011.  That’s pretty cool. Thank you Tripbase!

Time to clean house

There are 1,174 posts on this site, along with 1,288 approved comments (not to mention the 11,000 spam comments….). I’ve decided to clean it all up. There’s over 12 years worth of blogging here, with an average of almost 100 … Read more …

I’m back on my blog

As some of you might have known, I moved across to try out Tumblr for a while, seeing how that worked for me. But it didn’t work out very well at all. The things I wanted to do with it, … Read more …

Social Media additions

If you read my blog posts via RSS reader, or get them sent to you by email, you might not notice what’s happening on my blog.  Go on, have a look. I’ve added a small graphic to the top right … Read more …

Another new look

I’ve changed the theme on this website to something that feels a lot better.  I actually tried using this last year, but didn’t have the time or the patience to configure it properly at the time, so I ignored it.  … Read more …

Internet Archive

I just found this today, the Internet Archive WayBackMachine.  What’s really cool is that one of my sites is there from over a decade ago. Eyes On The World used to be my conspiracy website, reporting on news and ‘stuff’ … Read more …

The changing nature of life and blogging

I’ve been pondering the changing nature of my life and blogging, and I’m finding that it’s too ‘difficult’ to find the time for writing long-ish posts or articles about the things I used to write about. Technology today is moving … Read more …

New email address

If you wish to contact me about anything to do with this website and content, you can contact me via my new email address: alan@alanzeyes.com Thanks to Google Apps, I've associated Gmail with my domain, so that you send to … Read more …

Future plans

Yeh, I know, I haven't written anything for a couple of weeks.  I've been spending a lot of time and energy on finishing up my work and looking for another contract to move on to.  I haven't got anything yet, … Read more …

Blogging from my phone

I decided to add a WordPress app to my iPhone and then discovered my blog was too old… So I upgraded WordPress from 2.3 to 2.6. That was a bit of a mission… And then I discovered my theme was … Read more …