Blog Action Day: SFDO

Super Fun Days Out snuck in at the last minute (literally, in UK time). I'd done my blog entry for this blog, and then thought - there's quite a lot of adrenalin/extreme sports that people can undertake without impacting too much upon the environment, so I pulled together an entry that went live at 11.59pm on the 15th October, for Blog Action Day, although as it's still 15th October in other countries, they'll be new…

Super Fun Days Out (SFDO) (2009)

Love Life, Live It! In 2008, Yaz El-Hakim, Hugh Bassett-Jones and Dominic Northcott, all staff at the University of Winchester, had a vision for “the best, most comprehensive, most intuitive and free of charge directory for anyone wanting to take part in any extreme or adrenaline sports anywhere in the country.” . Facing stiff  competition from others at the University of Winchester, Super Fun Days Out was one of only two successful businesses in the November 2008…

The Gathering, Church in a Pub (2009)

The Gathering: An Experiment in Church At North Winchester Community Church we've been discussing the idea of a 'new' type of service, once a month, on Sunday evening's, around the theme of a Pub Church (within the style of Fresh Expressions). So, welcome to "The Gathering", to which you can find out more details on the website, launched last night! I am naturally a night owl, and gained inspiration after our inaugural test-run on Sunday,…

MyDesigna (2001-2009)

As I have built up my web design skills, I thought it was worth building up a portfolio of work, attracting attention from those who will be interested in my skills, particularly my content writing and information architecture skills, once the the PhD was completed.I wanted something contemporary and clean looking, whilst providing useful information. The portfolio section of the site is the key section of the site, explaining the rationale for each of the…

Drbexl Searches The 'Net (2008-2009)

Purpose of this blog, first created November 2008: Familiarisation with what is 'now' on the 'net Experimentation with some of the new widgets/applications Listings of useful websites, themed depending on my focus for that day/hour, etc. (I have a wide range of interests and like to experiment. Built using Google Blogger. Still experimenting with new widgets, as I combine using this software with Google Blogger. The blog got particularly heavy use during J John's Just…