June 2005

10% of UK websites are inaccessible

After all this time, one in ten websites are still not supporting Firefox. Luckily, I don’t use any of them. “Surprisingly, after all these years, users of standard-compliant browsers are still faced with sites that do not support their browser or with a link suggesting they download Internet Explorer,” said Deri Jones, chief executive of […]


I see some people are still declaring trackback dead. Everything on the internet gets spammed though. You put up with it though. I mean, take email. Nobody throws up their arms and shrieks, “email is dead.” Well they used to, but where are they now?

Mosley on tyres

Here’s what Max Mosley said about tyres after this year’s European Grand Prix. If you are in any doubt about your car, you should always call it in. If you are still in doubt after checking the car in the pits, you should retire it from the race. That’s exactly what Michelin did on Sunday. […]

Fans respond

F1 fans have their say part 2. Funny that most of them seem to be calling for Max Mosley to go. I wonder why!… Update: I couldn’t agree more with this post.

Treat voters like people

Scottish Lib Dem leadership hopeful Nicol Stephen wants Labour to treat voters like people, funnily enough. The Transport Minister, who is favourite to succeed Jim Wallace, believes some of the language used by the Scottish Executive, including the label “neds”, serves only to further alienate disaffected young people… One senior source said… “Sometimes members of […]

What about the Flying Spaghetti Monsters?

Somebody has written an open letter to the Kansas School Board. I am writing you with much concern after I read of your hearing to decide whether the alternative theory of Intelligent Design [Biblical Creationism tarted up in scientific dress] to be taught along with the theory of Evolution. I think we can all agree […]

BMW buy Sauber

Sorry, this is becoming a predominantly Formula 1 blog! BMW buy Sauber! It’s good to see that they haven’t been put off by Sunday’s events. Where now for Williams though? My brother just suggested Cosworths! Hahahahah! Toyota is more likely though — supplying three teams would be a real stretch though! Meanwhile, comes up […]

More FIArrari lunacy

Sorry to go on about Formula 1 again. But if you ever needed an example of just how idiotic the FIA are being, read this: We hear that the FIA has ordered Michelin to supply it with full details of all of its tyre failures in recent times and that the federation has instructed the […]