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WordPress and sunk costs

I spent way too long this afternoon trying to get a template to work on my blog. I still can’t get it to work, and I think I’ll just modify an old one I made that works. WordPress is great in that you can do a lot, but it’s extremely unintuitive, and you have to add a whole lot of plugins just to do the most simple things.

The reason I use it is because it’s easy to write a blog post on and have it show up looking at least decent. But that was after a lot of trial and error. I’ve already invested a few hundred into plugins, buying the lifetime versions. I don’t want to put to these to waste, but I’m beginning to think of another service, which might just be cheaper anyway.

These are sunk costs that I might just have to suck up. If I think about it in terms of how much use I got out of these plugins in the past few years, well I guess it’s not too bad after all. I’m going to be spending money anyway, may as well do it on something I can at least use easily.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.


I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.


On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.


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Tim.

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