It seems that my friends are frequently the motivating factor for major updates to my web site. A few months ago, my friend Tommy told me about using business cards at job interviews. I realised that if I was going to do this, I ought to have a web site already prepared. So I re-configured my dot com domain so that instead of redirecting to this one, it now hosts its own material.
Also, I've been revamping this site. I've started using a lightweight blog software, that is much better than using the quick-n-dirty custom kludge I started with. Much less fuss now, as I no longer have to keep it all in a single file, and I don't worry about the timestamps any more.