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I am changing City Gallery over from a collection of ad hoc scripts to the Drupal content management framework. An update has been necessary for a long time. This will bring many benefits to myself and visitors. Please feel free to register, post content and comments. I will be moving the existing content over to the new platform as soon as possible.