SA in the dark ages, 2015 – welcome to the new South Africa!

Welcome to the New South Africa where the government’s lack of planning and their mishandling of the power utility Eskom has led to rolling blackouts. They have literally taken the country back into the dark ages! According the the Economist: THE people of South Africa are learning to live in the dark. Their beleaguered power… Continue reading SA in the dark ages, 2015 – welcome to the new South Africa!

Drupal to WordPress Migration Complete!

Finally migrated all 200+ posts to WordPress, sorry Drupal ūüôā Will post on why I moved but mainly WP is much easier to use and I was fed up with messing about with Drupal. Also there was the¬†¬†massive security breach¬†for Drupal 7 none the less.

Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad – trip report

At the end of June 2015 I had the pleasure of riding the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad – a small out and back tourist railroad that departs daily (summer 10pm and 2pm) from Leadville, CO and travels north for an hour or so toward the now abandoned town of Climax, CO. It’s a pleasant… Continue reading Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad – trip report

How to Redeem an iTunes Gift Card (No Credit Card Needed!)

In this article I’ll show you how to redeem your iTunes Gift card at the iTunes store. It covers both physical cards bought in stores such as Costco and Best Buy and virtual cards you have received via email. You also won’t have to sign up for an iTunes account which requires a credit card.

Winmail.dat attachments issue with Apple Mail

It blows my mind that here in 2015 we are still having problems with the old WinMail.dat attachment issue. It stems from the fact that MicrosoftLookOut¬†err,¬†¬†Outlook still uses a proprietary¬†¬†format for its email attachments. There is a workaround which I will link to here for Outlook uses ¬†to tweak their settings that it seems to… Continue reading Winmail.dat attachments issue with Apple Mail