Monthly archives: January, 2010

Plugins that work for me

I have recently been working on a magazine styled website for

My choice of software was of course Wordpress with the Arras theme (perfect for that magazine look) and a gaggle of plugins. It was difficult for me to find just the right plugin, one that looked great and did what it needed to do. Eventually I finished with these 14 plugins. If you’re looking to set up a similar website maybe this list will help you to get started.

Why is it dark in here? is spending the week in black. Why? Because the Federal Government is pushing forward with a plan to force Internet Service Providers to censor the Internet for all Australians. This plan will waste millions of dollars and won’t make anyone safer. Read more about it, and what you can do at

Fighting the good fight

I’ve been fighting the good fight with the Teachers’ Alliance. I’ve made them a very pretty website and an ultra nice forum. Hopefully between us all we can create some positive change in education. I’m entirely happy with my role of web master; although I may need to add the title of editor to my…