Monthly Archives: September 2005

New St Marys Village Carnival website

The new St Mary’s Village Carnival website is now available for all to see! This has been an ongoing project for the last few months, and it’s great to finally have it all done and available publicly for all to … Continue reading

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Tiscali Broadband for £14.99?

I noticed with interest that Tiscali Broadband have now decided to match the price of broadband providers such Force 9 with a £14.99 "Unlimited" package. I wonder if BT Broadband Basic will follow siut anytime soon? This all sounds very … Continue reading

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Movies in 30 seconds

Pop along to MSN Space of the Day and check out the Windows Media Player block. Click BEGIN to start the animation. Don’t forget to click Next – – for Pulp Fiction, The Exorcist & Scream! sometimes……….

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The master of low expectations

Simple but entertaining… wander along to google… stick in the word "failure"… click "I’m Feeling Lucky"… laugh!

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FlashVars and IE/Mac

For the past few months I’ve been trying to insert Flash into web pages using valid XHTML which has been relatively easy, until I started using FlashVars to pass data in. The standard XHTML is:   <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash"      data="movie.swf"      width="xxx" height="yyy">    <param name="movie" value="movie.swf" … Continue reading

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VINCI Park are gone!!

VINCI Park, the company which managed the carparking in Milton Keynes for eight years, has lost its contract with the city council. Great news, I am very happy about this, cos the folks over at VINCI Park are useless and arrogant. … Continue reading

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Andra Sparks @ The Stables

Spent a mostly relaxing evening listening to Andra Sparks and her band at this month’s Jazz Forum at The Stables tonight. Not sure exactly how much I enjoyed it, mainly because Trevor Tomkins on percussion liked using his cymbals a … Continue reading

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The demise of “classical” music?

My musical tastes can seem pretty random, with albums from Madness & Squeeze, through Chumbawumba & Macy Gray, Pink Floyd, Bond, Black Grape, and on to Vangelis, Mike Oldfield & Bob Rivers, which all get listened to depending on my … Continue reading

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