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Scraping the barnacles off the blog

The tyranny of Twitter

As I  am about to embark on a 5 months trip I thought it was time to scrape the barnacles off the blog.   So a change of name.  Why?  Well bmpermie meant something to me but not much to most. In fact I didn’t even explain it in my About page.  ‘BM’ is for Blue Mountains, where I live outside Sydney and ‘permie’ is someone who follows the design principles of Permaculture.

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This Blog

This seemed to be a good idea but I had not factored in China’s policy of blocking sites, so it seems addresses with the word ‘wordpress’ joins Twitter, Facebook  and YouTube by being blocked.

I could access the Sydney Morning Herald but not the ABC




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