More google sites & Widgets

| August 31, 2009

Cooking with Madeira just got a fairly major hack around since I was trying to find out what I could do with Google sites.The answer, it appears, is quite a lot. For example I’m probably going to start moving a few sites I built through free hosters onto Google sites – its easier to manage […]

Google Analytics and new videos

| August 28, 2009

Well, apart from updating the Google sites I’m setting up, I’m trying out the Analytics tool on my websites to see how well it works. It’s easy to add to the google sites, as you’d expect, but I did end up doing a bit of a hack on the template for this blog to get […]

Cooking with madeira – a google site

| August 27, 2009

I spent a bit of time yesterday evening trying out Google sites. Here’s my first:Cooking with MadeiraThere are advantages and disadvantages with itThe good:– Free– Pretty easy to use– Monitisaton is easy, as Google ads are integratedThe bad:– Its tricky to get started– There are limits to where you can move pages once you have […]

A quick note

| August 25, 2009

Shetoldme has worked quite well. After putting a few links up on it and leaving them, the Adsense ads do actually appear to be being clicked on (a rarity!). I’ve added a few more articles this morning.Don’t be put off by the girly banner – most of my clicks and votes have been on heavy […]

A quick update

| August 23, 2009

Despite sunburn, I’ve added a few of my images and a rough cut of some of the video clips to Redgage:Video – a rough selection of clipsPhotosOnce I get my video editing software working, there should be something a bit better coming up.I’m also currently adding my content to SheToldMe. Its an indexing site like […]

Bournemouth Airshow

| August 22, 2009

Just got back from the Saturday. Despite the best efforts of British Rail when the train broke down halfway, we managed to mget there for part of the morning. I have the photographer’s sunburn to prove it – through Factor 70, so if you are going take your sunscreen and long sleeves!Sad news about the […]

Eastbourne Airshow

| August 19, 2009

We went last weekend on the Sunday for a fantastic show. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight did their usually stunning display, two Folland Gnats showed why they were the last fighter aircraft to be used in display by the Red Arrows (those things can move) and there was even a display by the Eurofighter […]

Endless Ocean

| August 18, 2009

An embarrassingly late lens on my favourite Wii game.http://www.squidoo.com/Endless_oceanThis has been a wip for a few months now, so I thought I’d better finish it – particularly when endless ocean two is on its way out!

Sumer School graduation

| August 14, 2009

One quick note: I’m one of 47 entrants who managed to finish the Squidoo Summer School.All the graduates are listed here:Giant Squid Summer School GraduationCongrats to everyone who completed it!

Another lens

| August 13, 2009

Okami Sticker by AkuosaMore Okami StickersA new lens went live today:http://www.squidoo.com/okami-gameOkamiAbout one of my favourite PS2 games, Okami by Capcom. It’s been on the backburner for a while, so I thought I’d better finish it. I was pleasantly surprised to find that another fan has done a range of excellent fan artwork on Zazzle, including […]