month or so we round up our top
10 websites. Some of the chosen sites have been
in the news, some are just trusty favourites and
all are worth a visit. Usually, but not always,
#10 is a quite sensible website, progressing to
a very silly #1 site.
marks the 150th anniversary of Britain’s
most prestigious medal for courage in action –
the Victoria Cross. Anniversary being marked by
a book and a television series etc.
Lots of info at:
Including this VC story:
"On 30 March 1918 in, Italy, Lieutenant Jerrard,
with two other officers on offensive patrol, shot
down one of five enemy aircraft. Then flying at
50 feet he attacked an aerodrome with some 19
machines either landing or attempting to take
"After destroying one of these he was attacked
by more enemy aircraft but, seeing a brother-officer
in difficulties, went to assist him, destroying
a third enemy machine, then continued his attacks,
only retreating, with five machines in pursuit,
on the orders of the patrol leader. Even then
he repeatedly turned to beat off the enemy until
finally forced down. He later achieved the rank
of Flight Lieutenant."
A “citizen journalism agency”
supplied pics like the photograph of Zinedine
Zidane – the French captain, sorcerer and
all-round legend – smoking.
) Transfer money over the net
PayPal is an e-commerce business allowing payments
and money transfers to be made through the internet.
It serves as an electronic alternative to traditional
paper methods such as checks and money orders.
PayPal performs payment processing for online
vendors, auction sites, and other corporate users,
for which it charges a fee.
The online guide to whistling records
online guide to whistling records – can
listen to them – mostly american like:
Platt was a Flagstaff, Arizona, businessman and
very active in the city's church and civic affairs.
Before moving to Arizona, Platt was a featured
whistler for eight years at Clifton's famous Cafeteria
in Los Angeles. He appeared on coast-to-coast
television and once toured with Roy Rogers and
Dale Evans. He was also a frequent guest at Youth
for Christ rallies and evangelistic crusades as
well as at service clubs, nature clubs and conventions.
For more than a decade, he whistled the theme
song and solos on radio’s well-known "Voice
Of The Calvary" program."
router is a woodworking tool used to rout out
(hollow out) an area in the face of a piece of
wood. In America there’s a long running
TV programme devoted to wood routing – called
The Router Workshop.
Is there something wrong?
Weekly Gripe is your place on the web to have
your say about anything you like. Get that gripe
out into the open and tell us what it is that
really ticks you off!"
altered by Brian Dilg
Brian is an expert at Photoshop
know the way models on the front of magazines
look too good to be true? It’s because they
are. This website shows you how its done.
Dilg alters advertising shots, Willy Nelson etc
Train your pet fish to perform cool tricks!
through hoops, jump, limbo, eat from your hand
- even play soccer. Guaranteed fun for you AND
your fish. This is NOT a joke." etc
1) And this week’s top site:
large website devoted to carrots – lots
of information. Did you know that carrots were
the first vegetable to be canned commercially?
The website also mentioned that:
you dream of carrots - it portends prosperity
and health; for a young woman to eat them denotes
she will contract an early marriage and be the
mother of several hardy children."
websites 5 (Extrageographic)
10 websites 4 (Extrageographic)
10 websites 3 (Extrageographic)
10 websites 2 (Extrageographic)
10 websites 1 (Extrageographic)