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[22 Jun 2008 | Comments Off on Upgrading to Movable Type 4: The Saga | ]

It all began a few weeks ago. I had decided that I wanted to make my website more uniform in its look-and-feel. I was pleased with how my Mainprize Gallery looked. It is powered by Gallery 2 and uses a Carbon theme which has a very clean layout and a dark background that is very good for viewing photos. Even though a dark background isn’t generally ideal for a weblog, I thought that it would be neat to see if I could make a Movable Type blog look like my …


[18 Jun 2008 | Comments Off on Build your own Hobbit House | ]
Hobbit House

This is pretty neat, if you’ve got the time you can build your own “Hobbit House” just like this family did! Not only that, but it’s an eco-friendly house too! Although Simon Dale may have been motivated a little by Frodo and Samwise, the project was really motivated by the idea of reducing the ecological footprint and living in as self sufficient and self reliable way as possible. The house was also very low cost (roughly $6000 CAN) which might be motivation enough for some people. I wonder if such …