TradeShark Diary – 19th November

It’s been over a week I think since I last posted. It was quite a busy week. As we get close the the end of another season I am covering the Challenger tour as well the last few main tour matches. The bloody Challengers often have 3 rounds before the quarter finals. Usually I have a couple of busy days and then the workload reduces from Wednesday. I never seemed to stop.

This week the new improved Davis Cup gives us plenty of matches with top players involved. The changes to the format have brought the organisers a few headaches. I say, “organisers” as you would think someone must be in charge but it hasn’t seemed that way. Just finding out who is playing and when has been a nightmare. I seem to have spent most of the last 2 days constantly checking various sources. The announcement of who is playing has been quite late as the captains’s only have to announce who is playing an hour before the match starts. They don’t seem to be sticking to that too well. It doesn’t leave a lot of time to research the matches ad get the info out to subscribers. …

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TradeShark Diary – Sunday 3rd November

It’s been a quiet week compared to normal. I haven’t heard anything from the copyright trolls but I doubt I have heard the last of them.

I have 2 dogs. Both were OK with fireworks until about 3 years ago. There is a school nearby and they have a fireworks display. They hold it in their playing fields which are probably no more than 75 to 100 metres away from our street. It was never really an issue until 3 years ago when they decided to get industrial size fireworks. You could feel the house shaking and it was more like a war zone than a happy family event. …

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TradeShark Diary – Sat 26th October

It has been a pretty good week.

I thought I had finally got to the bottom of the irritating site issues. I don’t mean the ones caused by me making changes to the site. I had pretty much thrown everything at it to get page loading speed higher. I have been through everything and removed things that weren’t actually adding anything either to the usability of the site or to the performance. …

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