Category Archives: General

Merry Christmas!

Before the Christmas festivities take over to the point that I cease to function as a normal (Yeah, right!-Ed) and productive member of society, I’d like to take this moment to wish all my readers a very merry Christmas! And, as it’s Christmas, I’ve a treat for you: for all my female (And gay male…-Ed) […]

Hounds/Help For Heroes

Hounds For Heroes is a charity providing specially trained dogs to injured and disabled servicemen and women, as well as members of the civilian emergency services. You may not agree with the wars our government chooses to take us into, but no one can deny that our armed services and civilian emergency services do amazing […]

And…. Relax!

With the constant scenes of various parts of England’s major cities aflame in the news, I thought we could all do with a nice scenic picture to help us relax. Enjoy! (Click for a larger view)

2010 in pictures

Who ever you are, where ever you are, you can’t deny that 2010 was a pretty interesting year, right across the globe. Some of those moments have been captured in photographs, below. The images are a sample of the full gallery available at totallycoolpix, here and here.


Its freezing cold! There’s lots of snow! Great!

Kakkar's Curry Emporium

Do you like Indian food? Do you live in the south east of England? If you’ve answered “Yes!” to both those questions, why not treat yourself to a home-made Indian meal, courtesy of Curries From Home? If you’ve already sampled the cuisine on offer, and feel like making some dishes yourself, Curries From Home also […]


Continuing the gun theme from earlier, I spotted a quiz over at Theo Spark asking what type of handgun you were… Well, my results are in: I am a: Heckler and Koch, Model P7 in 9mmWhat kind of handgun are YOU?

Post Pals

I’ve just finished watching the episode of Russell Howard’s Good News which I recorded the other night. As ever with his show, Russell always finishes with a serious and often inspiring story. This week it was the turn of Vikki George, the creator of Post Pals. Post Pals is a website where you – the […]

In the air

H/T: Tony Chan, via email.

The end

I am not at all sorry to say that Friday 9th January will see the end of this site. It started as a bit of a toy: something that allowed me to play with PHP and MySQL, but like all toys I find I have out-grown it. I can, in all honesty, no longer be […]