How To Make Mermaid Toast, The Internet’s Most Magical Healthy Food Trend Why ‘upskirting’ needs to be made a sex crime Motel Register Voyage to the Otherworld: A New Eulogy for Ray Bradbury Sense8 and sensibility: how a TV series is transcending geographical and gender borders Tea vs coffee – which cuppa should you beRead more about Best of the Web – August 2017 Roundup[…]
I played my first game with my team Trinity Rollers recently (Wakey Wheeled Cats B-team), in our snazzy new kit! We played Durham Rolling Angels, and we won 198 – 133. These are a few photos from the day, all by Snapdanielz (except the first and the last group shots). There are more photos fromRead more about My Roller Derby Team’s First Game[…]
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Turbo Kid is a low budget Canadian film I came across on Netflix a while ago. It’s set in a futuristic wasteland and is about the friendship between a young man and an android. I can’t really explain how wonderful it is, so I’m just going to post a trailer and hope that will inspireRead more about Turbo Kid Inspired Soundtrack[…]
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Summer playlist! This is for those long hot summer days (all 3 of them!) and listening to at barbecues.
This is a follow-up to the post I wrote 4(!) years ago – Recommended reading for web developers. These days I log everything I read on GoodReads, and it provides a handy widget so that I can share my web design / development shelf, along with my ratings and my opinions if I left a review.Read more about Recommended reading for web developers – part two[…]
This is my playlist for when I need to get my head down and just get on with things. It fades into the background a bit so it won’t distract you too much, but it’s not so soft that it sends you to sleep 🙂
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I had a short, 3-day break in Prague in April this year with family. It’s a beautiful city, and it was made even more lovely by the sunny weather we had while we were there. These are a few photos I took of the sights we saw, and a few of the yummy food too!