Netflix Idea

I just think it’d be nice to be able to express an opinion on which shows should be included for Netflix streaming in my region.

The Cracker Fairy

Growing up, my family didn’t just have Santa, we had an extra little thing, something that I didn’t know until I was quite a bit older, was unique to my family.  We also had, The Cracker Fairy. In Great Britain and some members of the common wealth, crackers are a traditional part of Christmas.  You

NME Radio Player

My brother’s complaining that he can’t listen to NME Radio. I’m wondering if this might be because they’re trying to use an overly fancy radio player on their site. In case that’s the case, here’s a basic HTML5 NME radio player: Update: Confirmed, he is able to listen now. Update2: It’s also suspected that NME’s

Graduation Garden Party

I graduated recently, here’s a photo taken from the balcony of the school of computing.  Nine exposures are used in this picture and its resolution is 76.06 megapixels.

Damn you Valentines Day

In recent years, I have developed quite the gift for destroying a relationship shortly before Valentines Day, as such, you can imagine my feelings when I woke up this morning. In the past, I can happily claim the joy I’ve taken in indulging in this, the most romantic …revolting of holidays. I’ve always taken the

Website and Blog Reshuffle

You may have noticed a slight change to this site and for that I hate you, for this slight change was a shit load of work! As I’ve mentioned before, this entire site has actually been two sites; the blog and the main site, they just looked identical.  To be honest, this was partly due

Solved: WordPress not sending email notifications.

This WordPress has been failing to send email notifications of your comments to myself for some time now, the issue has been solved, let me explain how and probably more importantly, explain what was causing the issue. First of all, I’ve fixed it using Callum Macdonald’s WP Mail SMTP plugin. This basically allows you to

Hector for Cassandra

The following image is a screen shot depicting my thoughts of Hector for Cassandra databases. I very, very much welcome comments if you know how to actually do what I’m trying to do.

Photos Page Added

Nothing special really, just a brief introduction to my photography, a couple of photos and a link to the flickr page. Also, i’ve noticed that it’s not exactly obvious how to register an account on this blog to leave comments, I’ll get on that before starting on the videos page. Though… right now, I’m hungry,

New Front Page

I’ve updated the front page of the website complete with a nice PHP powered Twitter feed which I think I’ve made work with the overall design of the site really well. I’ve also decided to put a list of links on the bottom of the page. I used to avoid that sort of thing for