I’m away yet again from tomorrow for the weekend. Travelling down to Shrewsbury and staying in a Tudor guest house (must take my breeches and doublets 🙂 ) for a night so I can photograph Shrewsbury on Friday, then to the National Model show held in Telford, where Phil will be entering models for the competitions. Especially his latest Brumbar
Our club has a stand where members show their models which is fab as I can sit behind it and read books! 🙂
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been using this new Gutenberg editor on this blog. I originally had it on the Universe blog but had to go back to the old editor there as the new one is missing some features I liked to use and need for the Fraggle reports. I’ve kept using it though on here, as I like to persevere with something until I either get it, or don’t. I’ve been using PC’s since the advent of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum in 1982, so I pretty much understand development, and take on board new stuff really easily, and I reckon I’ve given Gutenberg a good try out. I’ve come to the conclusion it’s a pile of shite. There are bits missing. Especially annoying to me is the inability to link to a prior post by way of a pop-up list like in the old one
In Gutenberg, the pop-up list of previous blog posts doesn’t appear, so in order to link them in Gutenberg, you’d have to go to each blog post and get the url from the browser, which is just too time-consuming if you want to add Part 1, Part 2 Part 3 etc.
Also, when you set a featured image IT DOES’NT COME UP ON THE BLOG AS THE FEATURED IMAGE!!! That really naffs me off.
Also when you go to ‘Add new post’ in the admin menu you have to first go to ‘all posts’ then on to add a new post, if you just do ‘add new post’ you get a white screen. Anyway, I won’t bang on about all the stuff I’ve found, in the end, it’s still easy enough to use, I’m still actually doing blog posts on it, I’m just not liking it as much. The old editor will be taken over by this apparently, maybe I need to start a referendum to keep the old one, WPrexit!
This weekend is Remembrance Sunday here. I’ve read in the papers that some people don’t want to wear poppies as the far right have appropriated it (along with the Union Jack) and they don’t want to be associated with that group of people. I WILL be wearing my poppy badge, my Grandad served in WW1 and I am remembering him this weekend. No Far right group will take that away from me or those of us who want to show respect… unless we let them by NOT wearing the poppy.
Interesting times over in the US of A, and am pleased for some of my American friends who are not too keen on the Republicans, actually all my American friends, I don’t have any Trumpskins that I know of anyway. The House is going to be a pretty place with all those ladies of different colours and creeds, lots of new young people too. Lovely to see the diversity that gives America it’s strength, or used to. Not sure how all those white middle American men who love their Trump are going to cope! Fingers xt it happens again in 2 yrs time, but in the senate too. Long way to go.
Anyhoo, it’s time to get packing and get my cameras ready for action.