Guernsey Photographic Club Annual Championships

December 18th, 2009 · Piet · 6 Comments

Paul Smith, an active member of Guernsey Photographic Club, has been awarded the Bridel Shield for best Colour Print Open Subject at the club’s annual championships. His winning image, Dawn on the Loch, was taken during Paul’s bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats. The photo was also awarded the Guernsey Photographic Club Trophy for Best Overall Colour Print.

© Paul Smith

Dawn on the Loch © Paul Smith

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Marc Johns

December 18th, 2009 · Adam · No Comments


If you haven’t seen any Marc Johns illustrations, you have missed out. Fortunately, I have amassed a small selection for you to look at. I hope you enjoy them as he is a very nice person. Read more

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More Lego!

December 16th, 2009 · Annie · No Comments

Lego wallet visa card

Following Adam’s recent post about the 101 uses of Lego, I am finding the plastic bricks inescapable. Here is yet another example of how the toy can be used in everyday life.

No CommentsTags: Art · Design · Packaging

Mince Pie Reviews

December 16th, 2009 · Ric · 1 Comment

Mince Pie reviews at Terrific Horrific

Want to know which mince pies to buy this Christmas? We’ve done the hard work for you and tested over 30 different pies. Read the Terrific Horrific Mince Pie Reviews.

1 CommentTags: Local Issues · Sports & Social

Thunderbird 3 Is Go!

December 14th, 2009 · Ric · No Comments

thunderbird 3 email client is released

Thunderbird is to email clients what Firefox in to web browsers. Version 3 has just been released and it really rather nice. Read more

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Bailiwick Bing

December 10th, 2009 · Ric · No Comments

Sark makes the Bing homepage

Many people’s favourite Channel Island, Sark, has made the Bing homepage today. They are celebrating their first year of democracy!

No CommentsTags: Local Issues · Web

Do you send fewer Christmas cards?

December 9th, 2009 · Ric · No Comments

Do you send as many Christmas cards as you used to? I know I don’t, in fact I’ve not sent any this this year. The only people who’ll be receiving them are my family on Christmas day. Does this mean I’m not a thoughtful person, or just lazy? Or is it because cards these days are expensive and unoriginal, add to that the price of the stamp, the probability of a postal strike, free e-cards and environmental concerns and it’s easy to see why some people don’t send so many. Do you think it’s a dying tradition, or an important part of Christmas where you show your friends how important they are to you?

Leave your comments below, we’d love to hear views from people who send lots of cards, those who send none, and everyone in between. As a special treat you can even build and send your own e-card.

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