This weekend I attended my first BarCamp. I went along as one of the Girl Geeks in Residence. It was hosted by BBC North in their new Manchester home at Salford Quays. I find it hard to understand how this modern construction by such a tranquil waterfront has come to being labelled the ugliest new building in Britain. I am sure there are far worst examples out there.
The web banner I created for Manchester Girl Geeks is now online! The brief was based around the Manchester skyline and I’m really quite pleased with results.
Take a look at their events page for more details on upcoming Girl Geek Tea Parties and related activities.
I was pleasantly surprised to see that the CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids) charity website that I designed and built while at Bluestone360 was Joomla! Community Showcase’s Site of the Month in October. I hope the new site has provided them with great exposure – especially in the run up to Christmas.
It is also great to see that Donate Via Text facilities have now been set up. By texting CHICKS to 70777 a £5 donation is made to the charity (mobile providers will also charge for a standard network rate). To make the most of your donation and to find out more, please do visit the CHICKS website!
The Dum Sum Village’s gossip balloon machine explodes in a burst of colours caused by the overload of recent sightings. In that little part of the world life suddenly seemed so peaceful and silence was felt for the first time in a long while..
So far so good for Miss Pork Bun and Mr Dumpling so have managed to reach the mainland undetected in the dead of night. The Puff Pastry Police on Dim Sum Island may not be known for their high success rates at solving cases but the Mainland Patrol were quite the opposite. For their own safety, the residents of Dim Sum Island are discouraged from leaving their homes and the Patrol always made sure these protection orders were carried out fully…