Please hold. Your call is important to us.

The blog was offline for a chunk of time today due to an exceeding of bandwidth which remains mysterious. The hosting company has tried to block hotlinking to see if that’s the issue, and somehow this has resulted in none of the images on this entire site loading, which obviously was not the aim. They’re working on it.

Please accept my apologies for this heinousness. If it’s any consolation, I most certainly feel your pain. The downtime was bad enough. The broken pictures are making my palms sweat.

Update: Okay the pictures are back. There are still problems, though. All the permalinks to individual posts return 404 errors. Sigh.

Update 2: We seem to be fully functional. (And programmed in multiple techniques. STAR TREK JOKE.)

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Comment by Anonymous
2013-03-29 19:29:34

At first I was :ohnoes: because the history blog (the blog about history) was :skull: and after a few tries I got all :cry: and :angry: because WTF, MATE. But now you’re back and we can all be :boogie: .

 
Comment by Nan
2013-03-29 21:33:10

What a scare! I missed the down part, but I’m glad you’re back now!

 
Comment by Susan
2013-03-29 21:51:34

just happy you’re back on-line because I really enjoy your blog

 
Comment by livius drusus
2013-03-29 22:53:37

Thanks all. It’s nice to be missed, but it’s nicer never to give anyone reason to miss me. :)

 
Comment by Dan
2013-03-30 02:48:05

Resisting the urge to continue the Star Trek theme (resistance which is probably futile), I’m glad you’re back. You’re at the top of my list of history links, so I’d be unable to start my day if this blog wasn’t available. :notworthy:

 
Comment by Merry
2013-03-30 18:20:38

Nice to see you back in full.

 
Comment by Flo
2013-04-02 23:36:49

It’s nice to have everything back! Thank you for publishing this lovely blog, you never know how much you enjoy something until it is threatened :)

Three days later and you could have blamed it on April fools ;)

 
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