Go Daddy Apache Upgrade

8 September 2011 by , No Comments (218 views)

Go Daddy just upgraded Apache on one of the webservers I use; an important one. I found out the hard way when I discovered my league website was entirely broken with 404 errors everywhere. I quickly narrowed it down to mod_rewrite and the RewriteRules in place in my .htaccess file. Of course I contacted Go [...]

Michael’s new car

1 July 2011 by , No Comments (97 views)

In what has turned into a bit of your-turn my-turn scenario, it was my turn for a car upgrade after my ‘lil commuter Daewoo started having clutch issues. It had been a spur of the moment thing when, back in August 2009, I accepted a new job up in Sydney and needed a 2nd car. [...]

Set Play Count in iTunes

3 February 2011 by , 1 Comment (1,461 views)
Set Play Count in iTunes

I had some old mp3’s lying around that were semi-okay quality wise, recently I decided to buy the AAC audio files from iTunes. I quickly faced a dilemma; I’m pretty anal when it comes to music organization so how was I going to update the play counts on the new files? I thought about manually [...]

Twenty20 Big Bash

19 January 2011 by , No Comments (282 views)
Twenty20 Big Bash

So soon after attending our first Ashes Test experience I was encouraged by the response of the boys when we joined the junior club and ventured to ANZ Stadium in Sydney to watch New South Wales take on Tasmania in the Big Bash. Ironically it was another debut for me. The main difference, for those [...]

Ashes 2010/11 – Sydney Test

6 January 2011 by , No Comments (279 views)
Ashes 2010/11 – Sydney Test

I realized somewhat of a childhood dream when (and I can barely believe I am admitting this) I attended my first Ashes Test in Sydney this year. Ever since I was a boy I have watched Australia and England go at it every couple years from the comfort of my home. Sure, I’ve been to [...]