Everything went relatively according to plan following instructions from: http://www.dbzoo.com/livebox/livebox
I only hit one snag- trying to take a shortcut and not bother changing the ip address of the router to 10.0.0.1 and the pc running the http/ftp server to 10.0.0.2. The reason appears to be that the livebox name field takes a maximum of maybe 32 characters so ;cd /etc;wget ftp://192.168.0.111/u for example does not work.
Now just waiting of delivery of a couple of Jeenodes: http://www.dbzoo.com/livebox/hah_hahnode
A few Airwick’s: http://www.dbzoo.com/livebox/hah_hahnode#airwick_hahnode have already been delivered :)
And I’m still researching various remote switching options: http://www.domoticaforum.eu/viewforum.php?f=55 looks to be a good source of information. The plugwise http://www.plugwise.com/idplugtype-g/ devices look quite promising as they’re one of the only options that support two way communication. They also come with an added bonus of monitoring power consumption of the device(s) attached to them. The shortfalls being reliability (read some bad reports from the domoticaforum) and cost (but the functionality might justify it). I’m not sure if/how well they would integrate with the HAH.