May 20, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Site Updates

Earlier today I upgraded the site to php 5.6, which then enabled me to upgrade to WordPress 5.2.  Buoyed on (or is that lulled into a false sense of security) by this success I decided to tackle the upgrade of MySQL to version 5.7, something about which I have been receiving daily reminders for several months.  All seemed well with the upgrade until it became impossible to access the site’s database. … Continue reading

DT 29055

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29055

Hints and tips by Mary Poppins

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

What a lovely puzzle we have here today. Full of fun and mischief but not very hairy. We have an expected birth to cheer us all up and plenty of food to eat.… Continue reading