Archive for March, 2009

Sponsored Silence Total Raised

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

A few weeks back now I attempted a Sponsored Silence in aid of Comic Relif you can read about it here. Thought I’d follow the story up with my grand total raised so far stands at £134.40 not a bad effort at all – even if I say so myself.

You can of course still Sponsor me at my red nose day page if you so wish.

I love running!

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Yes its true I am addicted to running… I know I probably look stupid pounding the streets but I can feel progress and I don’t care its a good feeling when you push yourself that bit further brilliant. The main reason for this post is… running machines – why?

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Old Song of the Week 2

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Going for some old funk vibes this week with Fat Back Band – I Found Lovin’ 12″ mix.

England's New Shirt

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Is it me or is this shirt just too simple I know they have gone for a cleaner looking kit but really I’m sure most people could come up with something similar. For a start its going to be white and the crest is going to be somewhere at the top right. It just looks like a white polo with a crest on I don’t like it!

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Villa Park

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I’m bored on a Saturday so I’ve hoped onto my blog to just write and share some random stuff – I don’t want this place to be a serious tech fest. Plus lets be honest web dev stuff isn’t the most exciting. Let me tell you about Villa Park

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Retro TV – London’s Burning

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

When your younger you want to do what your dad does fact! This is also true in my case my old man was a retained fireman/firefighter from 1985 to 2005 for that reason London’s Burning was massive in my life as long as I can remember – it fascinated me for years as did anything Fire Brigade related.

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Retro Mac & Linotype Scanner

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

This thing is ridiculous we had a bit of fun setting this up at work today and thought it was too precious a moment to not capture. A retro Mac running OS 7 (System 7) and the linotype scanner in action.

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Web sites are funny things

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Before christmas at work we produced about five holding pages for a client these were identical sites just templated up for each of the stores/new logo etc they all had a simple form on them however…

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Old Song of the Week

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

I’m going to post an old’ish song every week that I think deserves some listening time…. this week.

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Mootools form validation with mootools.floor

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Latest javascript mission was to get some nice validation for a holiding page I was creating I wanted something quite simple but ended up coming across a class called mootools.floor which cover all your validation needs e.g. email check, compare two field etc there are a long list of possibilites in the documentation

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