Major Problem


Some sql tables were corrupted and a numpty (me) rebooted the system while the hosting company were sorting it out.


There is a serious problem with the site – more later.

DT 29097

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29097

Miffypops returns

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Due to the site being updated our guest reviewer Tarzan of the Apes has had to be stood down for this week as Miffypops returns to his rightful spot to review a jolly nice puzzle which wasn’t at all taxing but raised a few smiles along the way. The gutting of the new house is coming along at a great pace. The gas fires and gas cooker come out tomorrow. I wonder how long it will take me to fit the new kitchen. Watch this space. Continue reading “DT 29097”

Site Rebuild

Still no news on the site rebuild.  Several reminders have all been met with a deafening silence.  It looks like the task was assigned to someone who wasn’t at work over the weekend, although it would have been nice if I had been told that at the time.

I have postponed the July MPP until next Saturday, and will decide what to do about the NTSPP and Rookie Corner when I know more about what is happening.

Today’s review, of DT 29097, will be available soon.

ST 3011 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3011 (Hints)

Hints and Tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where we have experienced the driest (and it’s nothing to do with beer consumption) first half of the year since records began in 1873 with rainfall around 40% of ‘normal.’ Continue reading “ST 3011 (Hints)”

Toughie 2258

Toughie No 2258 by Zandio

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***/****Enjoyment ***

This is the first Zandio puzzle I’ve had the pleasure of blogging. The right-hand side went in easily enough but I struggled in SW. Continue reading “Toughie 2258”

DT 29095

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29095

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a fine, sunny day.

A reasonably straightforward puzzle from Giovanni this week, with all of the usual features we get from the Friday master. Continue reading “DT 29095”