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Archive for August, 2008

The Apple Barn Restaurant (Evesham Country Park) – response to complaint

Monday, August 18th, 2008

After my recent visit to the Apple Barn restaurant in the Evesham Country Park I emailed the restaurant complaining about the overcharging and the cost of the bibs on top of the price of the meal. I am pleased to say that they have responded very positively to my email. They have apologised for the […]

Evesham Vale Light Railway with a baby and young child

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Due to my wife working nights I was pretty much kicked out of the house with the kids so that she could get some sleep during the day. I don’t mind as I love spending the time with my kids, but they can certainly be a handful at times. They are both at their own […]

Making a website more dynamic using Javascript

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

I have used Javascript quite a bit in the past, but not so much recently. My first programming in Javascript was shortly after the first release 1.0 during 1996 when I was able to develop an early interactive quiz (since replaced by the server side program used on first aid quiz website). The quiz first […]

2 Minute Video that could save a life – British Heart Foundation

Monday, August 11th, 2008

The British Heart Foundation 2 minute campaign is a 2 minute long video showing the symptoms of a heart attack.

New game on First Aid Quiz – First Aid Hangman

Friday, August 8th, 2008

The new game has now been launched. First Aid Hangman First Aid Hangman is latest game to be released on the First Aid website. It is an online interactive game using flash technology to provide a visual gameplay. Visit: first aid hangman, on First Aid Quiz website. First Aid Hangman Screenshot This screenshot is […]

New game for First Aid – almost here

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

The new game on First Aid will be launched overnight on the 8 August ready for 9 August 2008. The game is an interactive flash based game, created to add a bit more fun to the website. The integration into the website has been easier than I anticipated, thanks mainly to the use of […]

First Aid Quiz – new page on Facebook

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

I have created a First Aid Quiz page on Facebook. The page is to promote the website and to provide a place where visitors to the site can leave messages etc., without getting bombarded with SPAM (which is what happened when I tried putting a forum on website.

Please visit the page and let me know what you think of First Aid Quiz . com :Facebook First Aid Quiz Page

New game coming soon to

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

My new game is almost ready for – the First Aid Quiz, crossword and wordsearch website. The game code itself is ready, which I finished programming recently. The game is written in Flash and Actionscript to provide a graphical interactive game. It was created using Studio 8, running under WINE on Linux. The only […]

WordPress blog now upgraded

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

This post is just to state that WordPress, the blog engine used on my websites has been upgraded. This post will be used to test that the upgrade has not broken any of my automated scripts etc. Blog Sites See: Watkissonline. personal site. Master blog site. First Aid Quiz

UK days out, children and holiday information is also available on the Days Out Diary web site
Linux, LPI and the Quiz / Test Program posts are also available on the Penguin Tutor website
First Aid Information, first aid games and first aid practice test / quiz entries are also available on the First Aid Quiz Web site