Sunday, December 18, 2005

Royal Mail and Parcel Force Complaints

Royal Mail complaints

Parcel Force Contacts

Southampton to Brussels Route

Southampton to Brussels
- Claims to have cheap flights to Brussels. Checked their price
for outward flight to Brussels on a Monday and return on a Friday and it
was very expensive about £322! They seemed to have taken over the route
from VLM

Apollo Theatre in Pyle Street, Newport

Apollo Theatre in Pyle

Find Spanish Speaking Jobs

Spanish Speaking Jobs

BBC Micro Emulators

List of BBC Micro
Emulators and Downloadable Game Roms

Microsoft Action Pack

Action Pack

Free Software/Utilities

  • 101 Fabulous Freebies - More reviews of free software, check out the Foxit replacement for Adobe Acrobat

  • Free Codecs - Checkout the replacements for Real and QuickTime

Friday, December 09, 2005

Red Jet Season Ticket Prices

Find Spanish Speaking Jobs Here

Duke of Wellington Pub in Southampton

Very nice Xmas pub. Very old pub. Does not have plebby teenage clientel. Web site format is interseting exaple of how a Pub website should be

Some DIY Websites

ScrewFix - a B and Q Alternative
B and Q Alternative

Dulux Painting Guidelines

PC Hardware Reviews

Maxtor DiamondMax 10 on nForce 4 is optimum Price/Performance

Computer Shopper recommends the Samsun Spinpoint 250GB SATA drive (SP2504C)
Computer Shopper gives 5 stars to the Canon Powershot S2 IS. It has a mechanical stabliser and a 12 times optical lens
Hawking Omni-Dir 7dB Antenna is recommended (around £31). See Hawking Website
It seems that Corsair won all the RAM tests in this issue as well!

Proffessional Contractors Group

Insurance against IR35.

Open CD

Open CD. Open Source
- Lists: GIMP - an image editing tool, Open Office 2 - Replacement for Microsoft office, ...

Finding a New/Second Hand Car

Guardian Article on Buying New and 2nd Hand Cars
What Car Reader Reviews
Used Mazda Best Hand Car
Reliability Index. - Lists the most reliable cars
What Car Xsara Picasso Review
Channel 4 Car Website - Has good reviews of new and used cars

Citreon in Lymington
Wight Motors
Nissan IoW
Autotrader Car Search
Islandwide Cars in Freshwater - 01983 755703

Also try Car Supermarkets
Car Supermarkets by Parkers
Car Supermarkets Rated

Friday, November 25, 2005

Texting Scam

Seems I am getting text messages on my mobile phone from a

O2 Complaints Line
Grumble Text - A useful helper for these kind of problems

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Medina Leisure Centre

Circuit Training and Aerobics Timetable

Circuit Training (beginners) 6.00pm - 7.00pm £2.70
Tums & Bums 7.00pm - 8.00pm £3.80

Tums & Bums 6.00pm - 7.00pm £3.65
Aquafit 7.00pm - 8.00pm £3.75
Circuit Training 7.00pm - 8.00pm £2.70

Aquafit 7.00pm - 8.00pm £3.75

Circuit Training 7.00pm - 8.00pm £2.70

Source of Printer Cartridges

Maybe try them in the future

Manual for Car Radio

Bought this from Novatech. Plays MP3s from cd very well but the USB connection does not work very well, maybe its the file system installed on the USB device. Will have to investigate this further.

NHS Direct

Can phone or email for advice.

Lots of good advice on exercise etc.

Find an Osteopath Here

Osteopaths and Chiropractors on the Island

Gavin says there is an Osteopath at Carisbrooke Health Centre and that he is very good.

David Barton Osteopathic Practice
PO33 2PN
01983 614777

The Hope Clinic
23 Union Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 2ER Tel: 01983 563 539

OR Chiropractor here:
Yarmouth Chiropractic Clinic
1 The Quay
Isle of Wight
PO41 0PG Tel: 01983 761 100

National Savings and Investments

Tax free savings