The Chris and Sam Podcast Website Update

The Chris and Sam Podcast Website Update

It appears pre-programming a bunch of tweets every time a Chris and Sam Podcast comes out is paying off, well not in money terms but in people checking out the podcast. When this podcast started it was the first one I had done and I learnt a lot on how things work...
End of Pumpkin Season

End of Pumpkin Season

Just like that it is the end of the pumpkin season for us. It ended with a bit of exposure for giant pumpkins and Tim with his Southern Hemisphere record pumpkin being turned into a Cinderella Carriage by an awesome carver by the name of Mark Jones and Seven Sharp...
The Great Pumpkin Carnival Update

The Great Pumpkin Carnival Update

So it has been just over a week since The Great Pumpkin Carnival, and the event itself was a great success by all counts. It has also been a week of reflection for me and has made me think. My History with the Carnival This was the 7th year the event has been going...
New Year, New Stuff – Post #1

New Year, New Stuff – Post #1

Welcome to 2016, hopefully you have some really cool plans for it.  If not, maybe you should sit down and have a think about what you want to achieve this year.  It could be anything, from small to big or anything in between. I’m not going to have any “New...
The end of year wrap up

The end of year wrap up

This year has almost come to and end and it hasn’t felt like it has been going that fast really.  But I do know that I have been feeling really tired. Highlights from this year for me: I moved house I rebuilt the Op Shop website I changed web hosting provider We...
The Problem with Directory Themes

The Problem with Directory Themes

You may or may not know, that I came up with and run www.opshopdirectoy.co.nz it’s the website for Op Shops here in NZ. It started as a random idea, and I’ve had it for a while now, and get around 12,000 visitors to the site a month.  Which for something...