Articles by Dan

St Lucia's cricket ground Just got back from the Island of St Lucia, what a brilliant place. We stayed at the Sandals Halcyon in the North of the Island. Everything they had to offer we tried: windsurfing, water skiing (crap at that!), scuba diving – 109 dives now, tennis, shuffleboard,…

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British Institute of Persian Studies

After a few months of on-off work, I’ve finally finished the British Institute of Persian studies website. It has taken a bit longer than I expected as we’ve had to get comments from various stake holders on the committee of the Institute. I’m actually quite pleased with it and I’m…

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Returned from skiing

Just got back from 7 days of skiing in the Alpine resort of Serre Chevalier. I’ve now managed to come down red runs after 10 days of practice; they’re hard man! An interesting trip with loads of snow and some strange concoctions called Dr Pepper. Stu Ervine took some great…

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Cricket world cup

World cup ticket for St Lucia I’m going. How great will that be, two world cups in one year; rugby and cricket – the two greatest sports on Earth!

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Experiments

I’m just building a new website for the British Institute of Persian Studies to replace their old one . And I’ve been experimenting with adding Google and flickr to the basic Textpattern driven content management system. I haven’t gone down a plugin path for this, instead I’ve used a really…

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Libya and bike crashes

I’ve not updated for a while, but I’ve just returned from Libya after a whirlwind 5 day visit via Voyages Jules Verne. This encompassed trips to Tripoli, Sabratha and Leptis Magna. The latter 2 magnificent examples of Roman town planning. However Leptis is by far and away the more impressive…

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