Searching for a new host

I need a new website host. I was quite happy with my old provider (WiredTree), however I was recently notified that they have been acquired by another company (Liquidweb). I have read many mixed reviews about Liquidweb and it makes me a bit nervous and would rather look at other options. Let the searching for…

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My iMac crashed

Last week my 7 month old iMac crashed and I had to take it in for repairs. I have no idea what happened. It was left on, I came back and it was not working. I tried different outlets, a different power cord, still nothing. When I tried to turn it on, it was making…

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Good News

I recieved the news that I was accepted into the Communication Design degree and start in July! I am really excited about this and I can’t wait to begin. I just have to wait until I get an email to officially enrol in a certain unit and defer my fees (because I could not afford…

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Dedicated again

I mentioned briefly in my last entry that I had moved hosts, and I wanted to talk about it a little more. In November I purchased a dedicated server. Before this I had two VPS accounts. One for friends and the other for Giraffe Host. At the time I thought it was ideal to have…

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Giraffe Host

I would like to introduce everyone to my latest project, Giraffe Host. What is Giraffe Host? It is a free hosting service for personal website owners. I really missed hosting many people and decided that I should just do it. So I did. When I began hosting websites in 2008 with Bubble Hosting it was…

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The day the hosting stopped

When I got my very first domain name in 2003 what I really wanted to do was be able to host other people. It seemed like such a cool thing to do, host someone’s site. At the time I couldn’t because the space I purchased didn’t even have cPanel and was so basic. I was…

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Look at the time my friend

Yesterday was a pretty bad day. Dad was feeling sick and Nanna decided to be really difficult. She wouldn’t take her medication and was really ‘off the planet’. I was so tired and exhausted and just wanted to shut off and go to sleep. I kept snapping at people and staring off into space. I…

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Use your voice and scream

As I mentioned in my previous post I would like to create a domain to host people, but I do need a name. I was a little hesitant about posting the possible names on here in case people stole them, but I would rather have the input from others and take the risk. So please…

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You can’t hide your soul

The site is acting weird at the moment, so I apologise to anyone that has visited and found a blank page. It really is starting to annoy me and I hope my host Surpass can help me. >: I have a question, that I hope people may be able to help me out with. I…

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And the winners are …

The winners for the Free Domain and hosting competition have been decided, and there are four! Hannah, Branika, Dizzy and Amanda I hope you all enjoy your new domains. It was a plesaure to recieve everyones application, and please believe me when I say this was very hard! I literally felt bad sending out the…

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Scattered like memories from the past

Firstly, it is the 1st of October, so we all know what that means!? The domain competition is officially closed. I shall be looking over all the applications and deciding on three lucky winners in the next few days. I know I have received many wonderful applications so it’s going to be hard to pick!…

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Pants Pants Pants

Happy birthday to my offline friend Cherie who turns 21 today. I finally finished Fan Magic! The site is free hosting for fanlistings, fanlistings collectives or cliques. I had a lot of fun making it so I hope people will enjoy it. The packages are not that large, but generally fanlistings do not require a…

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