20-10-13: Two new galleries added to the gallery zone. The newest bicycle trip to Australia and a visit to Crete.
restructuring of the
zone. A new, minimal interface with a search function, and more
categorisation of the India pictures.
01-10-12: Very relevant
book by David Nutt added to the tokezone bookshelf:
Drugs Without The Hot Air.
Photo gallery "Sindhudurg 2012" from a cycle trip along the coast in India added
Cycling Sinhudurg gallery
30-07-11: How To Shit In The Woods added to the travel selection in the downloads zone
09-06-11: A picture book added to the tokezone bookshelf: Hashish - The Joy Of Making And Curing
New in the survey zone: What is the
authentic experience of India?
Completed the picture and
blog updates from my summer trip to Kullu, Lahaul, Spiti,
Kinnaur and Uttarakhand in India.
In preparation for the forthcoming India trip, moved "First Showing" pictures to
31-10-13: A large DDoS attack was directed at my hosting provider today. This resulted in 3.5 hours' downtime on the site as its IP was re-routed.
After trials with
for four months, I abandoned it. It didn't speed the site - in fact, the
response times became longer, and there was always an image-caching problem.
Rejigging of the site is complete: side menu and "You are in..." headers zapped
and a new, frame-free design adopted. The site was modified "live," so you might
have witnessed some strange effects over the last three days. The switch needed
each and every page on the site to be examined and recoded to remove frameset
redirects, but as the Xmas break is the quietest time for visitors, it seemed
like a good period to choose.
The uptime results for this site over the last twelve months are very impressive: the
tokezone.net server has been down for just seven minutes in 365 days.
Which means the site has been here for you
99.99866% of the time!
Countries our visitors are from:
Which computer operating systems people are using when
Windows 8 users represent about 2.5% of all site traffic - less than the various Linux users. In the "countries" statistics, it seems that most visitors from the Ukraine and China are visiting the site with the intention to scan or hack.
Some of the plans for the site in the next six
months (my "to do" list):
1. Rationalising and adding to country photo galleries with a new gallery style
2. More cannabis screen savers
3. Extending the number of panoramas