WordPress appreciation

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Indeed I do…

 mattmullenweg And as an elderly blogger who began doing this In Another Place back in 2000-2001, I really can’t get my head around people like Matt Mullenweg (right), WordPress’s originator, who is younger than The Rabbit but older than Thomas. He seems to have been 19 when WordPress started.

Guess you could say he’s done rather more by the age of 24 than I ever did.

And there are now 2,754,210 blogs on WordPress.com with 114,420 new posts today…

Amazing.

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Closely watched trains 3

Another part of my childhood, as I recount here — which at the moment is Google top hit for “C32 steam”! This picture could have been taken on the Illawarra Line, though in fact is on Mount Victoria in the Blue Mountains. It is certainly the kind of regular South Coast train I saw every day through the 1950s from my vantage point in Vermont Street Sutherland. This C32 was built by Beyer Peacock & Co in the UK in 1891!

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Linked to an excellent resource from which this image is taken.