• Tips

    WordPress Themes and Widgets

    I’m writing this post in response to a few comments I’ve received recently about the theme design for my blog. There is someone behind the really technical stuff of Pipstips, but I do fiddle around quite a bit with themes and widgets and alter stuff now and again as the need necessitates in my frenzied head. I’m the sort of person that likes change and variety, so after a while I start getting a bit bored with how it looks and fancy a new look. In answer to a readers question on my theme choices, this is what I was using up to about 3 weeks ago. The WordPress; Savona…

  • Words

    A Snippet of Shakespeare

    A while back, I took an English course, which helped immensely in the search for jobs, over the last few years, and still today. At the beginning of the 30-weeks, the tutor gave us handouts which explained what was in store in the curriculum. One of the literature books we studied was ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ by Shakespeare. We clapped and cheered with glee and there we sat, our faces beaming, ears hungry for the entire joyful lesson, wanting more! Well, actually, that’s not completely true. As each of us, our plaintive faces fixed upon the tutor, as he dragged us all, painfully, through the hour and a half. Even…