Why Didn’t My Post Go Viral ?


You toiled for hours, days, weeks to make that prefect creation, create that perfect storm, that special something that’s just spot on and MUST be acclaimed widely … Matt Mullenweg told you you’re gonna be a star … a shiny new blog super hero …

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Moody Warm Beach Sunset #9432


Beautiful warm sunset colours …

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in a moody sky, atop windy ocean waves.

Enjoy 🙂

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Beach Sunset Girl Black And White #8403


Occasionally I’m a black and white photographer …

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this capture of a moody ocean sunset with a woman walking the waves subtly improves with B&W …

Enjoy 🙂

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Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.



«Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.»

— Who said that ?

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Greenwich Park Vista


Great spot, great light

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… equals great photo !

Enjoy 🙂

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Deptford High Street Art


Deptford High Street is a vibrant area …

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This one captures Deptford’s nocturnal mood perfectly.

Enjoy 🙂

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Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.



«Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.»

— A. A. Milne (Winne The Pooh)

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Hey Dad, You Wanna Hear Something Funny?



«Hey dad, you wanna hear something funny? There was a man who was drowning, and a boat came, and the man on the boat said “Do you need help?” and the man said “God will save me”. Then another boat came and he tried to help him, but he said “God will save me”, then he drowned and went to Heaven. Then the man told God, “God, why didn’t you save me?” and God said “I sent you two boats, you dummy!”»

— The Boy Christopher Gardner (to his dad) – The Pursuit Of Happyness 2006

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How To Survive A Denial Of Service (DDOS) Attack On A WordPress Site


My business partner called me a few months ago. “We’ve been hacked” he said, and “the hosting company has shut down our hosting account”. Wow I thought, it can happen to us … Hackers can really make you have a bad day !

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Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.



«Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.»

— Oscar Wilde

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Ixora Flowers Macro


Hopefully a botanist will correct me on this, but I think the full name for these is – “Rubiaceae Ixora Coccinea”

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This species of flowers are popular in Thailand … The plant itself makes great hedges, the blooms come in a variety of colours.

Enjoy 🙂

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Bougainvillea Buddha


Loved capturing this one on the steps up to the big Buddha …

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These flowers are so pretty !

Enjoy 🙂

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Greengeeks are … Crap, Rubbish, Awful, Terrible, Horrible, Slow, Waste Of Money


I “inherited” a hosting account with Greengeeks via my business partner. Our sites used to be hosted with them, but we’re currently moving away from them, because, to be blunt, they are awful in so many ways.

Robert Lee had this to say, which pretty much sums up how I feel about them :

“Poor customer service. Slow Servers. DDoS Attacks. Customer Support SUCKS” – Robert Lee @ trustpilot.com

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Starstruck Fisherman Sunset


I was too focused on the sunset to find out what this guy was looking at …

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Something, or other, up there !

Enjoy 🙂

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Thai King Statuette


This one jumped out at me from my new camera …

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It’s a figure of the Thai king captured at big Buddha hill …

Enjoy 🙂

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Freedom Boat


I imagine it’s not a totally free life … but …

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Imagine the freedom of living on a canal boat, with an Enfield motorcycle for road trips … green I am !

Enjoy 🙂

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Leafy Beach Sunset


I like this effect of the silhouetting with overhead foliage …

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The people on the beach are collecting shells to eat …

Enjoy 🙂

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Blue Sky Beach


Paradise ?

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Could well be … enjoy 🙂

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Holy Tree


Something pretty awesome about this place in the midday sunshine …

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The expansiveness of the greenery … and of course it’s a spiritual place for Buddhists …

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Sunset From The Hill


Captured this one recently from the big Buddha hill …

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Enjoy 🙂

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Street Fruit


Guava, mangoes etc …

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Ripe, fresh and ready to eat, yummy !

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Annette – The Ice-Cream Tuk Tuk


I’m led to understand that this kind of vehicle is called a “tuk tuk” in Thailand …

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Annette sells ice cream from hers …

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The Beer Man


The beer man counting his loot !

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Or is he counting the change to give his thirsty customer ?

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Sunset Over The Bay


Another sunset that turned out well, straight off the camera …

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Enjoy 🙂
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Hibiscus


At least I think that’s what this flower is called !

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Fiery Balcony Sunset


The colours on this one I really just can’t get over …

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Got to be one of my most vivid sunsets, so far …

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Kim Davis – Bigot Or Hero ? – Don Charisma’s Opinion


Fairly straightforward, Kim Davis was supposed to issue marriage licenses to same-sex marriage couples, as is “the law”, but refused to, due to her personal beliefs being in opposition … now she’s in jail, and refuses to comply  …

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