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Friday 10th September 2010

September 11, 2010 David Hurley 0

I discovered today that the contact form that I’m using on http://succeed-in-english as a way for students to answer comprehension questions also has a built in autoresponder. That means there is no need to set up autoresponders on my hosting account. I can do everything within the WordPress control panel. [Read more…]

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Wednesday 8th September 2010

September 8, 2010 David Hurley 0

Another parcel of books arrived today from the Folio Society. This one contained the three volume set, Pagans and Christians by Robin Lane Fox and four complimentary volumes, including The Nude by Kenneth Clark. This afternoon, I added a second lesson to http://Succeed-in-English.com and gained a new skill in the [Read more…]

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Tuesday 7th September

September 7, 2010 David Hurley 0

A typhoon is making its way past Honshu via the Japan sea. For the first time in about two months we were able to sleep without having the air-conditioner switched on. I left the windows open and a cool breeze swept through the billowing curtains throughout the night. This morning, [Read more…]

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Monday 6th September 2010

September 7, 2010 David Hurley 0

A special delivery this morning. The Folio Society’s limited edition of Ovid’s Metamorphoses translated by Sir Arthur Golding. The volume is a hefty 13″ x 9¾”, about the size and weight of a family Bible. It is bound in Nigerian goatskin leather, blocked in gold with a design on the [Read more…]