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Thursday 28 April 2005

I may just have to vote conservative....

I'm still having difficulty making my mind up who to vote for. And it's the first time I've every really tried. I've been eligible to vote for 15 years. That's 3 general elections that have completely failed to motivate me....

Wednesday 27 April 2005

Lookit all the picshures

The Internet is chock full of pictures. Surely somebody could do something interesting with them all. Montage-a-google by Grant Robinson will take any search terms you enter and create a montage of the images Google returns. Grant has also turned...

Tuesday 26 April 2005

Do not stand on my grave and weep...

19 April 2005, one week ago, was the ninth anniversary of my first wedding, to Karen (pronounced care-ann) Daniel. 5 May 2005 will be the ninth anniversary of her death. The weeks and months after her death are hazy in...

Saturday 23 April 2005

Custom Oak Tables - New Web Design Project

I'm working on a new web design project for a friend of mine: Pete Shingler's Home Made Solid Oak Tables. There's nothing there at the moment but the site will showcase the oak tables that Pete makes by hand. It's...

Friday 22 April 2005

How to beat a speeding ticket

The Blur Of Insanity has an excellent guide to Beating a Speeding Ticket. Obviously it's American but many of the principles will be the same in the UK and clearly it's not going to work for a ticket you get...

The most random spam...

So what's this all about? There was no links in it. Answers on a postcard please. "So you Use our identity. . Our domain. Why? Go get em! Were on UR ass. 4? Or against. NoReply?reply. We urge your response....

Free prize to the 200,000th reader

Ooh, ooh, ooh! Look at that! We're just 7 hits away from 200,000! OK, I know I've probably left this a little late, but I'll whip up some kind of prize for the 2000,000 reader. All he/she has to do...

Wednesday 20 April 2005

More People Define The Game (I Lost!)

Wow. The Game really seems to be building up momentum now. On top of the Wikipedia entry, it's now got an entry in RSCI, The Science Classification Index (although this may just be a Wikipedia mirror) and at viral-meme.info. I'm...

Tuesday 19 April 2005

How to make money at home

It's everybody's dream to be able to make decent money by working from home. There's a thousand websites out there that will tell you they can change your life by showing you how to make money from home. And you...

Monday 18 April 2005

Just Hanging Around

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Davina McCall

I have to say, I think there's something incredibly attractive about Davina McCall and it's not all down to her appearance. Although she did look decidedly yummy at The BAFTAs the other night. Michelle Heaton was a bit easy on...

Sunday 17 April 2005

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Are you? This probably doesn't mean anything to anyone outside the UK at the moment. Rip off your own Conservative Party election poster....

Play to infinity...

Moebius Syndrome is an excellent game based on a Möbius strip....

Fussy House-mate

You know those little things people do that really grate on you? The one's that really don't matter for the first week or two but after several years turn life with you partner / house-mate into a living hell? Imagine...

Friday 15 April 2005

Website design on the cheap

Two things that help with website design are photographs and fonts. So free stock photography and free fonts will help keep costs down. Good's free stock photography : Lifehacker Free stock photography : Lifehacker Make your own font : Lifehacker...

Cork Placeholder

Note to self. These could prove useful....

Thursday 14 April 2005

More f***ing speed cameras...

It's no secret that I hate bloody speed cameras but the new cameras on the M4 take the biscuit. They were switched on this week. These are blatantly revenue raising devices that do little if anything to improve road safety....

Who do I vote for?

I know I should vote but I don't have a clue who I should vote for. I don't agree with the more than 50% of the policies being promoted by any of them. http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com helps you decide which party most...

Tuesday 12 April 2005

Out of Pocket

Money can't replace Mac. But the pet insurance policy we had is refusing to pay out as they say he must have had the condition when we bought him. Including vets bills we're currently out of pocket by over £1,100....

Friday 8 April 2005

Stroppy Kids are worse when they're 30

A good friend of mine, a married father in his 30s and a police Sargent, threw a hissy fit that a 2 year old would have been proud of in the middle of Hamleys because his wife wouldn't let him...

Wednesday 6 April 2005

OMG! I've become an annoying Dad!

The Guardian has an amusing article subtitled Have you got children? Here are 10 top tips to stop you annoying work colleagues who haven't. I think I've broken every single one of them. What makes it worse is that "annoying...

Friday 1 April 2005

Google Gulp

As the owner for one of the highest ranked pages for the Google Search: "I hate Google", it's refreshing to be able to laud one of their products. Google Gulp has to be one of the best things I've ever...

The Biggest April Fool Joke in the World, Ever

Pope: let me die at home Is it just me, or is anyone else expecting him to leap out of bed at midday and shout "April Fool! Had you all going for a minute there...."? I'm going straight to Hell...

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