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The long wait to record free HD TV in the UK with Freesat+

For years we’ve been promised that Freeviw would be the future. Now of course we have freesat too but more importantly and something I’m hoping will be the future is freesat+ Essentially it’s all the best bits of freesat – the free HD programmes the regular extra free channels and no monthly subscription with the […]

Fighting back against the monopolists

So in my quest to get a Freeview+ box with DVD player/recorder I ended up buying an LG RHT297H which is great in most ways (a few niggles like losing the time and hence recording times when the power cuts) but is forced to only play region 2 DVDs. Now I’ve said it before and […]

social networking sites

okay so here is a list of sites I know of – feel free to add in any others. – soon to be a big player yahoo 360 msn spaces my space imeem 43 Things (amazon?) tribe bookcrossing – a community who exchange books with each other at public places Linkedin – is a […]

See Australians are healthier

While we strive for five in the UK with our 5 a day campaign the aussies are going for 2 fruit and 5 veggies a day with a huge advertising campaign.

best new spam of 2007

Reply To: [email protected] From: Lady Toreth Hughes 52 Oxford Street, England. Here writes Lady Toreth Hughes, suffering from cancerous ailment. I am married to Sir Richard Hughes an nglishman who is dead. My husband was into private practice all his life before his death. Our life together as man and wife lasted for three decades […]

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Well they say that anyway. AOL has been using roundels and faded colourways for the last few years. As shown here on the French site, the German site and the UK site. V Two One Broadband seem to like the colour scheme and the roundels.

ANF gets tough

So it looks like Abercrombie & Fitch are getting tough on counterfeiters. Well according to this report anyway. One reason for Abercrombie’s move was to reduce the number of poor-quality copies being sold overseas so consumers won’t get a negative impression before the real thing arrives. Well in which case they could do worse than […]

I am in the 3.3% richest people in the UK

Allegedly according to he channel 4 rich-o-meter which earlier today proclaimed – You are in the 3.3% richest people in the UK.

The problem with gay men…

I was channel surfing last night when I stumbled upon Simon Fanshare’s documentary looking at the problems with gay men shown on BBC3 entitled The Trouble With… Gay Men. If you missed it then it’s repeated on Saturday 29th April at 2:50am (that’s Friday night essentially) – you might want to set the recorder for […]


So David Beckham only wears his undies once. Well if reports are to be believed he buys new Calvin Klein Underwear every month and buys £1k’s worth – I don’t know about you but that’s a lot of money on smalls. I reckon he just wants a new lucrative sponsorship contract. I’m wondering how long […]

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