Blog posts tagged “money

More Stuff

Aside from my exams which I've been revising for recently (maths, physics, religious studies, spanish A level), I've also been doing quite a lot of server stuff.

For starters, here is a jQuery based calculator:

I also just coded a clock that functions as a jQuery plugin. Every ten seconds it fetches the time from the server using AJAX, then pushes it a second ahead each, well, second. This means that if it's a slow PC and JS deviates, it gets pushed 'back to reality' every ten seconds :)

[Yes, I have been getting really into jQuery and realized its awesomeness].

I've updated th(...)

Birthday Presents

Happy Birthday to me,
Happy Birthday to me,
Happy Birthday to Fela,
Happy Birthday to me!!!

It was my birthday 3 days ago and wow, I got some WICKED presents! First of all, I just managed to squeeze the Canon 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens out of my savings, and I also recieved the 'plastic fantastic' 50mm f/1.8 large aperture lens as well as a great tripod (not manfrotto, but still, well built it seems).

Attached are some test pictures done with the new lenses/tripod. Some of them required long exposures (more than 2 seconds), using narrow apertures in very low light. This is where the tr(...)

Christmas preparation

Right, snow's over. Completely. That must mean christmas is due.

Went christmas shopping a stroke of luck, a gift came in the post that happened to be a book card of £10. I also had some other book tokens worth in total £15, so I only had to bring £20 from my own wallet, as I got *everything* in the book shop (Waterstones) for my family of five (well, four if you count me out - I don't generally buy myself christmas presents...) Actually, I only really spent £10 of real money, as I managed to get a couple of books quite cheap :) So this year's christmas wallet footprint hasn'(...)

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