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  1. Riding on city buses for a hobby is sad

    Lots of slow travelling around Silicon Valley as friends gradually colonise the area.

  2. Walton from the air

    Aerial photos of Walton-on-the-Naze and the town’s beautiful backwater.

  3. Heading to EtCon

    It’s all very last minute, but next week I’ll be attending the O’Reilly Emerging…

  4. Byliner RSS feeds

    Read your favourite writers from around the web via RSS. And read about the cunning caching method involved.

  5. More UpMyStreet

    Coverage of the continuing UpMyStreet administration and analogies for Administrators.

  6. Haddock Blogs problem

    Sorry about the flood of Live Journal entries — they seem to have changed all their URLs. Hopefully it’ll be OK from now on.

  7. London tours

    You can do tours of the old hotel at St Pancras and the Freemasons’ Grand Lodge in Covent Garden.

  8. Tax-efficient giving

    How to maximise your charitable donations for the benefit of both you and the charities.

  9. UpMyStreet Falco

    UpMyStreet, my employer, is up for sale.

  10. Geo-encoding UpMyStreet

    UpMyStreet is already geo-encoded in a way of course, as almost every page contains specific…

  11. That summer feeling

    With British Summer Time looming this weekend I wondered whether I’d need to change the…

  12. Do as Cal says

    Cal has a great article about writing robust PHP. Specifically, making it less vulnerable to…

  13. Questioning time

    What he said. Last night, unable to find anything on TV that wasn’t about the war, that…

  14. Ethical ISAs

    Options for saving money that aren’t going to make the world even worse than it already is.

  15. “New!” markers in Movable Type

    A method of marking entries or comments as new since a user’s last visit.

  16. New old photos

    Photos of Madrid, Chamonix, Philadelphia and Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex.

  17. Happy birthday Wired

    Wired is ten years old. Gary Wolf writes about what things were like ten years ago. But nothing in…

  18. Big bag of words

    A guide to talking like a gamer, an online language journal, and a language weblog.

  19. Internet Explorer’s font size strangeness

    Wondering why Internet Explorer resizes fonts that are specified using ems and percentages very differently.

  20. Changing Movable Type archive URLs

    A quick way of changing your Individual archive URLs without breaking links.

  21. Road geeks

    Celebrating geekery in an unexpected area… Chris’s British Road Directory.

  22. Testing font sizes

    An attempt to find out how to size my fonts so that everyone can read them.

  23. I’m now available in French!

    My ‘Introduction to weblog terms for weblog readers’ has been translated.

  24. Creating a 1980s virtual world

    Chip Morningstar’s entertaining and still relevant 1990 essay on building and running ‘Habitat,’ a mid-80s online multi-player game.