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Thursday Thirteen #12

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

13 Things Mark Caldwell uses to make the web work that don’t cost moneyScarily I’ve now been building web sites for a living for ten years. I get asked by friends who need or want a web site to help them. Here are a few of the free things you can use or may be […]

Thursday Thirteen #8

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Thirteen Things images that Mark Caldwell has made to use to brighten up the sidebar on his site impworks so which one’s do you like? (and I’ll not be offended if you just leave the numbers) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Links to other Thursday Thirteens! 1. […]

Thursday Thirteen #5

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

  Thirteen Things from my life in the Last Seven Days by Mark Caldwell It was the last episode of Life on Mars this week. I think it made sense in the end. Sort of. And even though there isn’t going to be anymore it didn’t finish in a way that they couldn’t do any […]

Thursday Thirteen #4

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Thirteen Things Reference Books I most use when writing stories (with Amazon links for more information where I could find the book listed) Roget’s Thesaurus: I’ve yet to find a better thesaurus than the one that has evolved through Longman to Penguin. The Story of Western Architecture: More about the history of the development of […]

Thursday Thirteen #3

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Thirteen Things about where I (Mark Caldwell) get too many ideas Cutting the grass with my hands are full of gardening implements so I can’t write them down Reading magazines especially New Scientist, history magazines and back issues of New Internationalist Overheard snatches of conversations on the bus, in a bar, in a cue or […]

Taking a Moment

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Just been watching Life on Mars. Despite the way their trying to cram every possible social issue in the 8 episodes they’ve got before it’s all over it’s still some of the best TV around. It set me thinking how if in the 70s when I saw a computer that occupied a wall of a […]

Thursday Thirteen #2

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Thirteen Things about Mark’s graphical workflow… 1. Vue 6 Infinite: for creating landscapes and producing 3d images. 2. Poser 7: to create characters that I use in Vue. 3. Paint Shop Pro 7: for post work and texture making. 4. Expression 3: for creating vector art, post processing and texture making. 5. Serif Page Plus […]

Cop Night #2

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

So tonight wasn’t quit as good a cop show night as expected. My VCR tried to eat the tape I’d put in for Life on Mars. Did get to see CSI which continues to be enjoyable fluff. Got one with the equipment section of Serious and Orgainsed and also made notes for descriptions of British […]

Almost lost by Life on Mars

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Watched last nights Life on Mars last night. Since I know someone who reads this regularly hasn’t watched it yet I’ll avoid any spoilers. The story had me worried about half way through that they’d lost the plot. They were playing up the whole he’s from the future thing a bit too much for me. […]

impworks Pictures Updated

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

Added some pictures to my web sites gallery yesterday. impworks’ Snowflake #1 impworks’ Snowflake #2 impworks’ Snowflake #3 Sunset Also coded a picture rotator for the front page of the pictures section. I’m off to watch Life on Mars…

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