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02 Dec 2007

Beowulf

When it comes to movies I’m a huge fan of fantasy and mythology.When it comes to myths you can’t get any more classic than the epic poem, Beowulf.When I found out that Beowulf was going to come to the Imax,...
22 Nov 2007

Regulus 2.3 theme update

Finally – an update to Regulus. The updates are coming further and further apart, and this is simply because the theme does everything I set out to do… and quite a bit more. This version is mostly bug fixes but...
11 Nov 2007

Websites versus Blogs

Whilst working on my update to Binary Moon I’ve been thinking about the differences between websites and blogs. One of the things I am trying to do with the updated design is steer slightly away from the stereotypical blog layout...
01 Nov 2007

Stardust

Stardust is a fantastic film about doing what is right and the quest for love (and the fact that you won’t always find love where you expect too). Stardust - Yvainne, fallen star The story is based upon a Neil...
25 Oct 2007

Run, Fat boy, Run

Went to see Run, Fat boy, Run at the cinema the other day. It was really good.I’ve become a bit of a fan of Simon Pegg, Hot Fuzz being one of the big reasons why. Somehow he has made being...
19 Oct 2007

Athlete at Norwich LCR

Shortly before we went to see Damien Rice my girlfriend bought tickets for us to go and see Athlete at the Norwich UEA LCR (University of East Anglia LCR… don’t know what the last bit means). Last night it was...
12 Oct 2007

Roll – Flash Game

My blogging has been rather slow for the last few weeks. I have a number of small posts lined up for publishing but haven’t had the time to finish any of them. Thankfully it hasn’t just been laziness – I...
09 Oct 2007

Radioheads new album – pay as much as you like

Radiohead have released pre-orders for their new album… kind of. The album is a pre-release (before release in the shops), and can only be purchased online, from their website. The most interesting part? You pay as much as you want...
03 Oct 2007

Ben’s Brother and Alice McLaughlin

I’ve been rather busy with another project recently (more on that soon) so I didn’t get a chance to post this in a timely manner. What happened is a couple of weeks ago I went to see Ben’s Brother at...
18 Sep 2007

Top 10 Tips for driving traffic AWAY from your website

Gone are the days of marquees, animated gifs and embedded midi files (thank God) but there are still things that people do that drive others crazy.Since I am (still) working on my “redesign” for Binary Moon I thought I would...
06 Sep 2007

The Simpsons Movie

I saw the Simpsons movie recently and I must say – I enjoyed it. A lot.Going in to it I was concerned that it would be like watching three episodes back to back, and I had seen some reviews on...
30 Aug 2007

How to Optimise : Time Based Adsense

In my Adsense tips post, I recently discussed the use of time-based ads and how they can be beneficial. Specifically, I like to display ads based on the age of the article, but please note that I only implement this...
12 Aug 2007

Harry Potter – Unanswered Questions Answered

The book has been out a couple of weeks now and, based upon the comments I’ve read there are still some questions people want answered. Therefore I have collected together my thoughts, along with those of others (thanks to the...
25 Jul 2007

WordPress Tips and Tricks – Custom Login Page

It’s cool to have the WordPress login page customized to fit your own website branding. This is even more significant for multi author blogs, or sites you have set up for clients as it adds that little extra something.Since writing...
22 Jul 2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Review

Well, it took me all day but I managed it. I had to get some sleep before writing this but here I am letting you know what I think.StoryThe story was unusual – it was very different to the first...
20 Jul 2007

Ratatouille Review: Part 2

From Wikipedia… French ratatouille may be served as a meal on its own (accompanied by rice, potatoes, or simple French bread), or as a side dish. Tomatoes are a key ingredient, with garlic, onions, zucchini (courgettes), eggplant (aubergine), bell peppers...
18 Jul 2007

Damien Rice at the Brighton Dome

This weekend just gone I went to see Damien Rice at the Brighton Dome. The trip was actually a birthday present from my girlfriend and, my birthday being in April, meant I had plenty of time to look forward to...
16 Jul 2007

Ratatouille Review: Part 1

As I have mentioned a couple of times now, I was recently invited to a press screening for the new film Ratatouille.Initially, I was skeptical, but I decided I’d regret it if I didn’t at least try – and I...
08 Jul 2007

3 Reasons why I suck as a blogger

Recently I have been thinking about Binary Moon and why it has plateaued and wondering if I can help it grow anymore. I like to think the site has some interesting content, and that it’s not inoffensive to look at,...
07 Jul 2007

WordPress tips and tricks – custom 404 (error) pages

One of the more underused features in wordpress themes is the ability to create and modify the 404 page – so to try to rectify this I thought I’d run through what I do with 404 pages on Binary Moon...

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