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Jasper Blake has been competing in Ironman triathlons for most of his adult life. He's retired from Ironman triathlons now. But, more importantly, he's ...

Winter solstice. Awe.

It is winter solstice again. We are very close to the sun now; roughly ninety one million miles. But due to the tilt of the earth, and our latitude here in Victoria, and our position in our...
Winter scene of haystacks: painting

Brainstorm, bluesky, spitball, idea-eration

Generating ideas is a deeply important talent. Problems can be solved. Solutions get chosen from pools of ideas...

Pride.

Pride has come to Victoria this summer, even if the summer weather hasn't. Pride and the Word last Saturday was inspiring. Rumour has it that speed dating at the Ledge on Wednesday was super fun...
PDF icons of all varieties

Uploading pdfs and making them available for download with WordPress

Uploading PDFs to your WordPress website for download is a good practice...
AFRODIVA Divas! animated

AFRO DIVA Hair Salon

Last year we had the privilege of working with the brains behind AFRO DIVA Hair Salon. We had the privilege to launch their website and to attend their one year anniversary...
Morgan Spurlock on branding

Branding: larger issues abound

This talk by Morgan Spurlock interests me because he explores branding and asks us to reflect on commercialization...
Pixelated hyperlinks

Making links with WordPress 3.1

With the arrival of WordPress 3.1 there is a really awesome new bit of functionality for making links; particularly links that are internal to your site. I think users are going to like this.
Hydrangea front page

Snow day in Victoria

Three or four days a year something very special happens here in Victoria. It changes people. It changes the traffic. And it changes our footwear ...
Becky and Ben at Convocation 2010

Nice work, Becky Cory: Master.

Many of you know that Becky Cory has been in a graduate program at the University of Victoria for a few years. But perhaps we forgot to catch you up on her graduation last fall!
Hillside Mall Malloween Newspaper Ad

Mall-o-ween: Advertising a safer Halloween

It is widely recognized that our holidays are increasingly enmeshed with commercial interests...
MyShopGood.com screenshot

Received an email asking you to do "link-trading"?

From time to time we get questions from our clients and friends about link exchanging. Many link exchange solicitations are...
A small network diagram of 6 computers connected to a central computer on a wavy blue background.

What is a server?

You've heard folks talking about the server but you've been a little shy to ask what they mean...
Favicon for Google and Pink Sheep Media

What is a favicon?

A favicon is a small visual icon for a website. It's a little bit like an avatar. Not every website has one...
Portraits in Glass and Light, text by Lynn Strongin and photography by Penelope Weiss

Portraits in Glass and Light

Lynn Strongin and Penelope Weiss have finished their recent book, Portraits in Glass and Light...
Guavestudios is a bad flash website

Why Flash is okay, but not for an entire website

Flash can be pretty and neat and can even help present important information. But it can be a liability too...
The post editor in WordPress, overview

The post editor overview for WordPress

If you're publishing your first post in WordPress, the editor interface can be a little overwhelming. There are a lot of buttons...
WordPress inserting a link colour

Making links when publishing with WordPress

Making a link is possibly one of the most important things you can do when publishing on the web. Seriously. The web, after all, is a web...
Search Engine Optimization: Power and control written on top of the Google page

What we find challenging about Search Engine Optimization

While we're not SEO experts, we do know a little bit about SEO. Here's what we think we know...
The visual and text tabs as seen in the WordPress dashboard

Visual editor and HTML editor

When publishing posts or pages with WordPress (WP), you are given the option of using the visual editor or the HTML editor ...
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