Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Christmas Message

On Saturday 22nd December 2013 at 12.00pm something special happened next to the Queen Victoria statue in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester.

Strangers, all from different backgrounds and of all ages gathered together with rucksacks, flasks and sleeping bags but this was no camping outing or protest movement, just a simple act of human kindness as rucksacks baring clothing, food and toiletries were collected and given out to those less fortunate than ourselves.

Same Gender Marriage legislation changes

On Tuesday the British government announced that from March 2014 same sex marriages will be able to take place following a recent change in the law.

Previously, gay couples could have a civil ceremony that was recognised in the eyes of the law as the same thing as a marriage but without the Religious connotations. The significance of this move is that it is actually redefining the definition of what marriage is.

A message for Micah

Those of you that know me will know I’m a passionate Manchester United fan, so you may be surprised that I’m using my website to make a plea to a very generous Manchester City player. Yesterday, Micah Richards offered to give £20,000 of his own money to a charity suggested by his followers. Footballers get a lot of stick these day but I think sometimes it’s easy to forget how much work they do off their own backs for charity so even as a red, Continue reading →

How the Web works

Have you ever wondered how it can be that when you type in a web address in a browser you content from far far away makes it onto your screen? In this article I will explain the basic building blocks of the web.