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Entries Tagged as 'Horsham'

Blogger in draft

March 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Blogger in draft · Politics, Technology

I spent more hours that I like to think about playing with Blogger in draft, which is the beta aspect of Google’s Blogger platform, to explore the possibilities of their new template design feature.  It certainly is an improvement on the basic Blogger platform’s layout tools.

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Busy week so far

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Busy week so far · Life, Politics

Is it only Tuesday?  The week seems old already, because ther has been a lot going on.  Yesterday I went out to a gathering of lefties at an informal meeting of the local UAF, but with the news about Laura’s retirement being fresh there was a lot of gossip and speculation before we got down […]

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Elephant in Horsham

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Elephant in Horsham · Technology

Just one unusual Street View so far in Horsham View Larger Map

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On the map at last

March 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on On the map at last · Technology

Google have finally published all the Street View pictures of Crawley and Horsham on Google Maps.  The rest of Sussex too I suppose, but I have been looking through the local area first.

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Look who’s coming to dinner

February 6th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Politics

After the MP Expenses furore, the home-flipping and the multitude of jobs on the side and other outside interests, the new area to come under scrutiny is the hiring of Westminster facilities and whether they are sometimes hired for fundraising activities.  I’m not sure this one has got legs, I can’t really see it grabbing […]

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Pub crawling

January 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Life, Music

I would not normally go to three pubs in a month, but today I managed three pubs in the same day!  First was the one over the road from work for a leaving do – there were a lot of them today as a result of our restructuring.  Then in the evening it was across […]

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Democracy never comes cheap

January 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Democracy never comes cheap · Politics

Crawley and Horsham towns are only a few miles apart, the two parliamentary constituencies rub right against each other, but as far as representation goes they might as well be on different planets.   Look no further than today’s activity in parliament to see the difference. Laura Moffatt (Labour. Crawley) asked two questions in a debate, […]

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Covered in Horsham

November 29th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Music

Jayne and I hit the town in Horsham tonight: an Italian meal, followed by a walk down to the Queens Head to see Covered playing.  We did that because Damian (AKA Pootergeek) sings with the band.  He keeps inviting me to come along to shows, but previously they have all been down on the coast.

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Campaigning on affordable housing

November 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Campaigning on affordable housing · Politics

I was out in Horsham’s Carfax again this afternoon with colleagues from Horsham Labour Party to try and persuade shoppers to sign our petition about affordable housing.

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The Silver Triffid of Horsham

November 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on The Silver Triffid of Horsham · Life

On Saturday morning I took advantage of that short window of opportunity between the sun coming up and the rain coming down to take a few photos in and around the park.  I particularly wanted to see the new sculpture outside the Pavilions: Light Tree by Steve Geliot. It looks OK to me, although it […]

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