Two excellent jQuery scripts which I rely on time and time again are the Galleria image gallery and Slimbox 2, a lightweight Lightbox clone which has recently switched to using the jQuery framework over MooTools (happy days!). Both scripts allow you to add impressive functionality to websites with very little effort. While the built in… Continue reading jQuery: adding Slimbox lightbox effect to Galleria
The Big Word Project is the brainchild of two enterprising postgrad students in Belfast. You buy a word for a dollar a letter. There’s a lot of words in a dictionary, so they could get rich very quickly if this takes off. They were interviewed at Wired recently and it seems to be going well… Continue reading The Big Word Project = Big Money?
My fox-phobic sister tagged me 21 days ago to do the 6 random things meme. I can’t take another sleepless night of wondering what dreadful curse will befall me if I don’t do it, so here goes: I’m a big fan of ice cream, even though I hate anything creamy. Hence, while normal people take… Continue reading Six random things, three weeks late
Back in the 80s, when my sister and I were little, we joined the Henri Hippo savers’ club in Ulster Bank. I spent all my pocket money on penny sweets back then, so I have no idea what happened the bank account, but we were both quite attached to our Henri Hippo money boxes. I… Continue reading The Return of Henri Hippo!