Bookmarks for February 25th through February 27th

A false sense of security – The real danger of social networks is complacency, not cancer, says Bill Thompson Ryanair mulls charge for toilets – Irish budget airline Ryanair has said it is considering charging passengers for using the toilet while flying. Chief executive Michael O’Leary told the BBC that the Dublin-based carrier was looking…… Continue reading Bookmarks for February 25th through February 27th

Links for February 18th

Novelist Pratchett becomes a Sir – Author Terry Pratchett has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to literature. Sir Terry, 60, was named in the New Year Honours list. Wonder twins telescope sees star’s dying gasps – 500 light years away, the star T Leporis is dying. It used to be…… Continue reading Links for February 18th

Links for February 17th

BBC – Newsbeat – Technology – Sky to replace 90,000 HD boxes – Thousands of Sky+ HD customers are to have their boxes replaced after a fault was discovered by manufacturer Pace. Food intolerance test – Watchdog – Julia Bradbury went under cover to reveal how a ‘food intolerance’ test available from high street gyms,…… Continue reading Links for February 17th

Bookmarks for February 15th through February 16th

NABBC National Convention – A bright but cold morning recently greeted the delegates for the 2009 National Convention of the National Association of Brass Band conductors (NABBC) at their convention venue in Lincoln. Our band performed at this event. We were delighted to be conducted by the legendary Major Peter Parkes Don’t be bitter as…… Continue reading Bookmarks for February 15th through February 16th

Tardis Tennis

Anyone for tennis? The BBC have very kindly treated us to a funny little flash tennis game on there Sports pages. You can play as Queen Victoria, John Lennon or Shakespeare over a two game match. Try it HERE – worth it for a bit of a laugh 😉