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I was planning on keeping this quiet until I’d actually done the design for it and had a few posts under my belt, but alas it’s a good way to keep the interest in the project going, but SplashPanel marks my second blog. The content is VERY specific. It’s going to be about Graphic Novels […]

firefox 1.5

Firefox 1.5 has been released and they’ve realigned (nooch!) the website as well. It’s not the biggest change by any stretch of the imagination, but still an upgrade is and upgrade, especially to my favourite application.


You might have noticed that I’ve been pretty quiet lately, which is attributed to the fact that I’ve recently been commissioned to redesign an esteemed gentleman’s website. For those who have their ear to the ground know who I’m talking about, but that’s not what I wanted to talk about at right now, I’ll save […]

Why Adsense?

Well I can definitely tell you it’s not about the money. I don’t need it, my hosting is pretty cheapo-tastic provided by Dreamhost. I haven’t really been able to take advantage of their referral scheme to be honest, someone did use me as their referee and I thank that person greatly for that, but that’s […]

Google Adsense

Right I’ve Google Adsense on the site (only in one location and far away from the main page, it’s just below the posts in the individual posts pages), just as a test. The problem is the damn thing’s not showing up. Quick question to everyone that uses this service, does it take a while before […]

Internet Trust

If I didn’t read Business Logs I’d have completely missed this story. Just haven’t really noticed anyone I read actually talk about it. It would seem that the story of the week is the launch some blogging/advertising/network company called Open Source Media, no scratch that, it’s actually called Pajamas Media. Whatever not terribly interested in […]

Getting It

I’m not sure if this is just me, but I’ve been getting more and more frustrated with people in the real world not getting it! In this particular case it, being blogging and the internet community/world that has been building and growing for the last good few years. It’s like the general public around me […]

Superman Returns Trailer

The Superman Returns teaser trailer is up and it did give me goosebumps. Mainly the Marlon Brando voice to be honest. The music was completely spot on, created all the atmosphere I could have hoped for. I will echo a couple of comments I’ve heard online about the fact that it doesn’t really look like […]


The title of the post says it all, lots of little things I’ve got on mind I’d like to get out.

» We’ve upped the InkSmith founding contributors to a total of 10. The latest additions are the impeccable Jennifer and the sublime Becca. You all know who I’m talking about.

» Thank god this week is […]


Fables is one of the best series you can read by VERTIGO Comics. It’s written by Bill Willingham and illustrated (most of the time) by Mark Buckingham (who is without a doubt the nicest guy working in comics). I’ve effectively got to write my own little review; in the meantime there’s this excellent review to […]

Inksmith Explained

I don’t want to say much about what we have planned because (to be honest) it’s still in the planning stages (so that answers everyone’s first question), however due to some confusion around the place, I think it’s prudent to address a couple of points and issues regarding InkSmith. Some common rumors making the mill.

First […]


A while back I talked about what the WordPress community was lacking. Upon reflection I’ve understood that in fact it’s not just the WordPress community that is lacking in a particular aspect, but in fact the blogging world in general.

All that matters is that you are blogging and by default part of movement that’s […]

Formatting Comments

Finally got the information regarding how to format your comments sorted out. This has been on my to-do lists since I launched version 4, which is a sad state of affairs to be sure. Special thanks to Joen; well for actually giving me a way that doesn’t look crap, keeping everything nice and clean.


Evil Machine

My computer is both one of my favourite tools, link to the outside world, online friends, but at the same time it’s my worst enemy. I actually had to leave the house and go down to one of the two local Starfucks in order to GET AWAY from my computer. In the past I’ve actually […]

9rules and me

By way of alerting people about the upcoming third round of submissions into the 9rules network I think I’ll also explain the reason why I decided to join the 9rules network. So before I get to my points make sure you mark Monday, 14th November into your dairies and tart up your sites accordingly.

Just […]

Bouncy Balls

I’ve been sketching all day practically. I actually left the house in order to give myself a fighting chance away from my computer. So I headed down to Starfucks and got a number of sketches done for the Broken Kode Blook. Now when I sketch I’m very focused. You could move heaven and earth and […]

Comic Book Publishing

The comic landscape wil change in the years to come. Historically when a comic book fan had an idea and wanted to do a comic they would set about doing it sometimes putting the actual things together, photocopying A4 pages and stapling them together themselves. These things would be called minicomics Quality varied considerably and […]

Character Design

Character Design Blog is an amazing collection of interviews and profiles of some serious character designers around there. I’m ALWAYS looking for inspiration, especially now going through Broken Kode | Season One blook.


Fruitcast has gone live. Mr.Kartooner himself and I helped out with the copy of the site. Hell I’m sold on the concept that it makes me actually think that I should give this podcasting thing a whirl, whereas before I had little interest. Sounds like pretty easy money.

Gorillaz Toys

Gorillaz toys from Kidrobot. These things are absolutely MASSIVE. The main problem being that they’re terribly expensive, which didn’t stop me from buying a Russel figure today. Easily some of the best inaction figures I’ve seen since the brilliant View Askew ones from a couple of years ago.

New Snippets Format

After hammering this a couple of times (and in the process getting an even better understanding of exactly what makes PHP tick), I’ve formatted the snippets to be part of the main posts. This is mainly to give these random ideas of mine a home, that don’t necessarily require a full post, but also shouldn’t […]

Eid Mubarak

Today marks the end of Ramadan for the year 2005. Just wanted to wish all those who have just finished their fasting or are about to finish their last day of fasting in a little while’s time EID MUBARAK (loosely translated you can think of this as Arabic for MERRY CHRISTMAS). I’ve got to […]

Taking care of yourself

Think of this as a public service announcement. If you’re one of the people that says ‘well D’uhhh’ at the end of reading this post I wish you’d shared this information with me earlier i.e 20-something years ago, instead of keeping it to yourself.

While talking to Eric tonight he told me he was feeling a […]