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Shiela Dixon
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A nice wordy one, I do like words but still want to steer clear of the pun route. Also a chance to see how the new design looks as a flock. (They're all wrong, by the way, it's actually 'taters' today, which is a step above...
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The current style isn't working for me. Yvonne started as a 'stick sheep', and over the last year or so she's become neater and more detailed (even gaining hooves and a bit of shadow) which now looks at odds with the 'cloud o...
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Full release of Webscraper
WebScraper , our utility for crawling a site and extracting data or archiving content, is now out of beta. There have been some serious enhancements over recent months, such as the ability to 'whitelist' (only crawl) pages containing a search term, the abil...
WebScraper, our utility for crawling a site and extracting data or archiving content, is now out of beta. There have been some serious enhancements over recent months, such as the ability to 'whitelist' (only crawl) pages c...
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Thanks Jonathan. It's a milestone for an app I have high hopes for. And hitting 2017 running! Hope you're well, and a Happy New Year!

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This is the first of my Christmas ideas. It's riffing on the theme of men thinking it's OK to buy household appliances as Christmas gifts. And lingerie which satisfied his fantasies rather than hers. It's always difficult t...
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How to use webscraper to compile a list of names and numbers from a directory
First we find a web search which produces the results we're after. This screenshot shows how that's done, and the url we want to grab as the starting url for our crawl. That url goes into the starting url box in Webscraper . We obviously don't want the craw...
First we find a web search which produces the results we're after. This screenshot shows how that's done, and the url we want to grab as the starting url for our crawl. That url goes into the starting url box in Webscraper...
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I couldn't be bothered to get out the graphics tablet today, and there's something I still really like about sharpening a proper pencil and making marks on paper. After yesterday's foray into 3 dimensions I thought I'd try th...
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Crawling a website that requires authentication
This is a big subject and gets bigger and more complicated as website become increasingly clever at preventing non-human visitors from being able to log in. My post  How to use Scrutiny to test a website which requires authentication has been updated a numb...
This is a big subject and gets bigger and more complicated as website become increasingly clever at preventing non-human visitors from being able to log in. My post How to use Scrutiny to test a website which requires authent...
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17% off Integrity Plus
We'd like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year. Of course, that means having the best tools, and if you're a user of website link checker Integrity , or have trialled Integrity Plus , you'll enjoy the extra features of Integrity Plus for Mac . As wel...
We'd like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year. Of course, that means having the best tools, and if you're a user of website link checker Integrity, or have trialled Integrity Plus, you'll enjoy the extra features of...
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Number two for the Christmas gag challenge... The idea seemed so obvious, I couldn't believe no-one had done it before. But I liked it so much, I deliberately didn't Google 'santa called while you were out' until after I'd ...
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the dramatic pause
I'm much happier with my jokes but they're not coming as frequently. The challenge here was how to set this out. I like to work in one frame if possible. But there's just too much speech for a single frame. The dramati...
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Observer of human life from the outside
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I'm Shiela Dixon, an enthusiastic knitter, spinner, musician and walker.
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Ashby de la Zouch
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North Walsham
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webma'am and professional agony aunt
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    Chief Hen, 2000 - present
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peahen