Archive for the 'technology' Category

Cropping of a Domain Name

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

I have a penchant about domain names, or maybe its just good timing? I got narrowboat.org.uk a while ago, pretty luckily I guess, because I was looking for a boating related domain name to link my videos together and it was available when I was looking. However, I haven’t stopped there and have others for […]

BCN Circular (revisited)

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

In May I posted a couple of videos comprising of my 10 hour cruise in a day from Cuckoo Wharf to the Engine Branch Canal going via Tame Valley, Walsall, Wednesbury Old, and Main Line canals. Whilst my old set up using a Ricoh R6 digital camera meant the videos translated as 1 hour cruise […]

New forum & moderator

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

I meant to post this before, but been a but busy and it slipped my mind 🙂 . The old Ownerships forum was seen as not-fit-for-purpose and in light of the company going under and the website being pulled, some owners decided to set up on another existing forum Boats and Canals as a sub […]

Canalplan photos

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Canalplan is quite a good website for planning your cruises, I’ve often used it to get an estimate of what distance needs doing, so I can judge whether I need to get up earlier the following day if I’m behind or want to get a bit further – conversely if I’m ahead and want to […]

What length for Youtube

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

I applaud Google’s taking over of Youtube, which I suspect some oppose purely because of the Google global domination strategy much like some people oppose Microsoft because of their market share. It is not because I love Google, though as I am a Gmail and Chrome user you may disagree that I’m not an adopter […]