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Archive for September, 2006

WQuiz has a project page on the Google Code Site

Monday, September 18th, 2006

I have started a project site for the web based quiz engine as used on:, and The quiz is to be released under the GPL License (v2), although it may be upgraded to the version 3 license in the future. I’ve been holding back on publishing the source code for the quiz as […]

Apache mod_rewrite with Query String – redirecting wordpress pages to posts

Friday, September 15th, 2006

I’m in the process or reorganising some of the posts on my blog at I had some particularly long posts which I’d created as pages. I’m now going to move these to posts, and then create some “overview” pages to link to the posts. The change in wordpress is fairly straightforward. Editing in the […]

Press announcement of the M42 cars using the hard shoulder

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Readers of my blog may know that the hard shoulder on the M42 has been in use for normal traffic during busy periods for a week now. See: M42 Motorway, Active Traffic Management (ATM) – Driving on the Hard Shoulder. The press are now announcing that today is the launch of the new scheme. The […]

Review of Weymouth Caravan Site – Waterside Caravan Park

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

The Waterside Caravan Park is located at Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, Dorset. It’s located approximately two miles from Weymouth located on the coast. GPS location: 50°38.28'N 2&deg25.27'W The site is described as a 5 star family friendly caravan site. The site is certainly of high quality. We stayed in a friends caravan which was in excellent […]

Firefox 2 beta 2 available to download

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Firefox 2 has now reached beta version 2. This brings the browser one step closer to the full version 2 release expected later this year. I’ve been using the browser for a few days now and it is a great improvement. The best browser that I’ve tried so far. Previously I’d already tried Firefox version […]

Humour: Medical Terminology

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

This has been around a while, but I still think it’s quite funny. Posting here for anyone that may have not yet come across it – e.g. hiding in a cave ;-).

Explanation of Medical Terminology:

Artery…………………….The study of paintings
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M42 Motorway, Active Traffic Management (ATM) – Driving on the Hard Shoulder

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

As from this week the Active Traffic Management implementation on the M42 has gone into full operation, including the use of the hard shoulder as a running lane during periods of congestion. I have already mentioned details of the active traffic management in my earlier post: M42 Motorway, Active Traffic Management and Speed Cameras, so […]

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