March 2008

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    Direct Link to Radio 1 “Listen Live” Online Stream

    For those of you that listen to Radio 1 over the internet, this might come in handy: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/wm_asx/aod/radio1.asx (low quality) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r1.asx (high quality) It is the direct link to the online stream, so you can paste this into an application like Winamp, VLC or whatever you use instead of having to keep a browser window […] More

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    Canon MP210 Arrives

    Just a quick note that the Canon MP210, which I showed previously how you can get for £15, arrived today and is fantastic. The print quality is great, scanning is top notch and looks damn nice (if a bit on the big side). It comes with print cartridges but not a USB cable (pick one […] More

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    Teapigs Promotion Code

    I recently some bought some excellent Yerba Mate tea and Green Tea from Teapigs.co.uk and they sent me a 10% voucher code – just enter SPRING at checkout. Yerba Mate is a quite extraordinary tea and it reallys gives you a pick me up when you need it. It also is reported to have weight […] More

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    Ryan Air Dirty Trick #729

    If you book tickets in bulk (say 10 or more), you will pay more per ticket than if you buy them individually (in our case £10 more per ticket for 11 tickets). Thanks Ryan Air, I guess you get what you pay for. More complaints on the Money Saving Expert Forum. More

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    Heaven & Hell from a European Perspective

    From a poster seen in an Italian office: In Heaven… the mechanics are German the chefs are French the police are British the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. In Hell… the mechanics are French the police are German the chefs are British the lovers are Swiss and everything is organized […] More

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    Donate to John

    After talking about it for a while, John Stirzaker has gone out and launched his website Donate To John. The idea is simple – donate money to John via Paypal and when he has had enough of free money the site will be passed on to another John (My middle name is Jon, does that […] More