Skip to main content

Upgraded!

I've finally upgraded to the newish Blogger. I decided I wanted some of those nifty widget action for myself, but that meant having to chuck out my previous blog template. No matter. That template was getting old. I first started using it more than 2 years ago (in another blog) and it was getting a little stale (and the css behind it was getting clunkier and clunkier).

I've decided to go for a more Spartan feel. It'll do. For now.

Comments

  1. Oooo new look. I've always liked this template for its simplicity and classy feel.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yes, less is more! Or something.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh,

    "Dinding baru cat,langsir baru, sofa baru, meja baru'.

    Raya is coming...

    Muahaha.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Haha! You saw through me!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I liked the yellow. Yellow yellow yellow.

    ReplyDelete
  6. So did I. But what to do... I want the XML love!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

HOWTO: Get Rid of Silverfish

The bane of every book collecting person: the Silverfish. DUN DUN DUNNNNN!!! How to get rid of them? If one book has been infected, place it inside an air-tight plastic bag along with some silica gel desiccant. The silica gel is important to get rid of moisture, because you will now place the sealed plastic bag with the book in it inside the freezer. Leave it in there for a couple of days so that those bugs catch their death of cold. If you're feeling particularly paranoid, (like I usually am) feel free to leave the plastic bag in there for a week. If they're not dead, then you might likely have an infestation of zombie silverfish , which is out of the scope of this blogpost. But what if a whole colony of silverfish decided to invade your whole bookcase? Then you have to make sure you're ready for war. Place a generous amount of silica gel (or if you can find it, diatomaceous earth) behind your books at the back of the shelves so that moisture levels remain low.

Lesson: Commemorative Covers are Lame.

Well, I got the first day cover that commemorates the 35th anniversary of the establishment diplomatic relations between China and Malaysia that I mentioned a couple of posts ago. Except that it's not a first day cover, it's a commemorative cover, which is a slightly different beast. I guess I should read the news article properly next time! The difference between the two is that first day covers are specially-designed envelopes stuck on with specially-designed stamps, and marked with a specially-designed postmark. A commemorative cover is a specially-designed envelope... and that's it. All in all, it's an unremarkable affair, especially if you're used to well-designed first day covers (not that Malaysian first day covers are well-designed... but I digress). Oh sure, a commemorative cover has a stamp printed right on to it but that's just like an overglorified aerogramme. Lame. On the whole, what a disappointment. I haven't been collecting first day

Send me to Clarion West! - My crowdfunding effort.

I just launched my crowdfunding page to help fund my Clarion West trip on GoGetFunding and I am nervous as heck. Anyway here's a link . Any help or support much appreciated even if it's just to share the link around. Thank you so much!