A visit to Dorking in Surrey

Things to do in and around Dorking Leith Hill owned by the National Trust Dorking Halls for Live Events & Cinema A visit to the last remaining Pilgrim Father’s house in West Street, it belonged to William Mullins who sailed to New Foundland in 1620 and has been recently re-opened as an antiques shop England’s ...

Oil crunch ‘just five years away’

Business leaders, including Sir Richard Branson, have criticised ministers for not doing enough to avoid a potential oil crunch and are calling on the next government to take action. Full Article from the BBC here

Sustainable society using gift economy

Quote from Gifford Pinchot: “The first step toward a sustainable sense of success is taking pride in the value of our contributions to others rather than taking pride in the value of our possessions. By extension this means striving for quality in the use of whatever power we have rather than working to get more ...

Code Markup: a WordPress plugin

If you need to write some code within your wordpress blog as I had over on dev.basshead.info you will what the code to show as text and not get rendered. So I installed this plugin code-markup.php and for installing and instructions then go here. “Code Markup is a WordPress plugin that makes it easy to ...

The Shuttle has landed

Over the weekend I got around to completing the build of the shuttle bare bone unit that I brought a few weeks. . The final build parts are listed below showing the cost for the complete build. Shuttle XPC Glamour Series SN68SG2 – no CPU – Barebones £162.38 Kingston 2GB 800MHz/PC2-6400 Memory Unbuffered Non-ECC CL6 ...

Three Peaks in three weeks

Over the last three weeks we have walked to the top of the three highest peaks in Yorkshire. The first peak we walked was pen y ghent on a cloudy day. The top of the peak was clear at the start but once we got closer the cloud came in, which was nice and at ...