The Shilpa Shetty Syndrome

Posted on January 18th, 2007 at 11:11 am

You’ve got to hand it to Channel 4, another Celebrity Big Brother makes the front page news, is mentioned in an early day motion in the Houses of Parliament and has effigies of the shows producers burnt in a province of India. Looks like the only winners will be Channel … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon stuff.

Posted on December 15th, 2006 at 12:18 pm

I’ve been so busy since my last post working on a couple of amazing looking websites so here’s a week’s worth of posts in one big go. The new Die Hard 4 teaser trailer: The new man at Upton Park, Alan Curbishley. I think we’ll put 3 past Man Utd … Continue reading

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How to connect your Wii to an Orange Livebox

Posted on December 8th, 2006 at 4:57 pm

If you’re one of the lucky people to own a Nintendo Wii and have Orange Broadband, formerly Wanadoo, with a Livebox and have had problems getting online using Nintendo Wi-Fi then these tips may help. First, you have to log on to your Livebox admin control panel using your PC. … Continue reading

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Posted on October 23rd, 2006 at 9:18 am

The Campaign to Protect Rural England have created a map showing the ‘tranquil’ regions of the UK. This got a whole article at bbc online, which it wouldn’t have done if it had been a bit more truer and just said a map of the ‘Countryside’. Me? I’m a big … Continue reading

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Brighton Tornado Attack

Posted on October 1st, 2006 at 11:14 am

The seafront was quite blowy this morning but not as windy as it was earlier on this morning as can be seen here: From the BBC: Coastguards put out a warning to shipping after a tornado was seen sweeping along the South Coast just after dawn on Sunday. They got … Continue reading

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Kimberly-Clark Redundancies

Posted on September 21st, 2006 at 8:58 am

Well Kimberly-Clark, the makers of Andrex, have decided to shed a third (135) of it’s Brighton workforce. This isn’t great news of course and makes me wonder why this seems to happen to every company based at Trafalgar Place. It has a prison-like quality with those huge gates, maybe they … Continue reading

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The New Argus Website

Posted on September 2nd, 2006 at 2:12 pm

It’s good to see that The Argus has changed it’s website for the better. It now has a searchable news items, an RSS feed and permalinks. I might actually start reading it now. Today’s news has a story on the artist Banksy who carried out some art attacks on Brighton … Continue reading

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In the Lebanon

Posted on August 15th, 2006 at 9:59 am

From today’s Guardian: The US government was closely involved in planning the Israeli campaign in Lebanon, even before Hizbullah seized two Israeli soldiers in a cross border raids in July. … several Israeli officials visited Washington, separately, ‘to get a green light for the bombing operation and to find out … Continue reading

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