Friday 31 July 2009

Slow It Down

As you get older, life seems to speed up. But do you ever wonder what you really do with your time? attempts to answer this question. Simply type your details into this website and it’ll tell you exactly how much time you’ve wasted doing mundane yet essential tasks in your lifetime, like eating, sleeping and photocopying!

Thursday 30 July 2009

Speciality Foods offers a large range of speciality and gourmet foods that you probably won’t find on the shelves of your local supermarket.

The list of foods includes products from around the world, and you can fill your cupboards with speciality herbs and spices, oils, vinegars, pickles and preservatives. So whatever you’re looking for, let this website find it for you!

Wednesday 29 July 2009

Crazy Hobbies is about one man’s unusual penchant for street signs and traffic lights. His extensive collection has been acquired legally from online auctions, at antique stores and flea markets, and once in a while, a highway department offers him old and disused signs and lights. So if you’ve ever wanted to see a massive collection of old street signs and traffic lights, then this is the site for you!

Tuesday 28 July 2009

Caffeine Curse

With subsections like Death by Caffeine and How Many of Your Favourite Caffeinated Drinks Would It Take To Kill You, you get the impression that the creators of don’t sit around sipping frothy cappuccinos all day.

In fact, you might even be right to assume that they’re decidedly anti-caffeine. If you too believe that caffeinated drinks are evil, then check out this site for some like-minded information.

Monday 27 July 2009

All Cures

If you’re a bit of a hypochondriac or just can’t be bothered going down the local chemist, log on to, which is the UK’s first online pharmacy.

There are lots of big brands and a wide range of products available, as well as toiletries, beauty and alternative medicine. You can even arrange to have your prescription delivered to your door for no extra cost.

Sunday 26 July 2009

Turn Tricks

If you’re a bit strapped for cash and fancy doing something a bit unusual to raise some funds, is the site for you.

Don’t worry, you’re not expected to turn tricks, instead you can advertise what you are willing to do and the price you are willing to do it for. Sub-sections of things you can buy and sell include art, advice and the slightly more elusive category, anything. Everyone has their price – what’s yours?!

Saturday 25 July 2009

Death Becomes Her is a slightly morbid website where you’re encouraged to think of your funeral as a celebration instead of a time for sorrow.

Here you can plan your ‘final party’ in as much detail as you want, and you can decide whether you want to be buried or cremated, at sea or inland, or at the crematorium up the road or even on a funeral pyre on the banks of the Ganges.

Friday 24 July 2009

Professional Producer

If you’re ready to make the leap from bedroom music producer to a professional, then visit

This site gives you a good opportunity to start recording like a professional and upgrade your skills.

You can join a network of musician and producers who will give you all the information you need, and may be able to answer all your production questions.

Thursday 23 July 2009

Maths Help

If you’re no whiz kid when it comes to maths, is here to help. You can email your maths problems to the site and someone will email you back in a couple of days. You can also visit the knowledge bank to see past queries and answers. This basic site is updated every week and has even won an academic excellence award

Wednesday 22 July 2009

Best Bars

Whether you’re going on a two-week jaunt or travelling around the world for a year, is a site you should take a look at. Each time you go to a new place this site can lead you to the best place to grab a beer.

You can search places by alphabetical order, and many bars and pubs also have customer reviews. There are also features like Top 5 Cocktails and Bar of the Month, although as this could be anywhere in the world, the chances of you actually getting to it aren’t great!

Tuesday 21 July 2009

Weighed Up is a great site if you’ve ever wondered how much you weigh in terms of potatoes. This site converts height and weight into completely unrelated items, so check it out to discover how many human eyeballs Jennifer Aniston weighs, or how many male polar bears would be heavier than a mid-size car.

More Radio stuff

Its been a busy week for me sorting out website reviews as well as putting some stuff together for my production library and making up a few demos as well as doing a bit of taxi driving. This blog seems to be attarcting the attention of lots of people who are interested in my website review of the day and just a reminder that this is also open to other radio stations. If you are a radio presenter and looking for a website review of the day then please feel free to use any that are posted on this blog.

As for other radio stuff, I have not been doing much in the way of presenting but have been involved in a bit of background work producing sweepers and idents for a few stations. The other thing I have been doing is trying to keep up with the live music scene so if you are a musicianm and yopu have a gig in Cumbria then please email me and let me know and we can get it promoted here for you. Best of all , its all FREE of charge and lots of people read this blog.

I still have some airchecks and snippets from my shows on various radio stations and will eventually get round to uploaidng them onto my youtube site.

If you want to see videos of guests in the studio with me then check out

Below is a short video demo I`ve done.

Monday 20 July 2009


People-search services offer a quick and easy means of tracking someone down online. differs from most sites in several ways:

it’s UK-specific, it searches land registry documents to find details of property ownership and employs trained staff rather than algorithms to conduct each search.

FinderMonkey is straightforward to use, with the different search types (people, land, buildings and companies) presented in a clear manner.

However, this handy service comes at a price – it costs £4.50 to trace one person and £29.99 to conduct a property search

Sunday 19 July 2009

Funny Junk

If you’re the type of person that appreciates toilet humour and likes long lunch breaks, take a look at

This website provides a whole archive of dark and silly pictures, videos and games to be played with. It’s fun and entertaining, and will definitely make a pleasant change from solitaire!

Saturday 18 July 2009

15 Minutes

Andy Warhol once said that one day, everyone would have their 15 minutes of fame. And if you’re dying to have yours, why not pay a visit to

The site acts as a media agency for people that want to appear on talk shows, newspaper and magazine features, and as walk-ons for film and TV. For a small annual fee you get your own website to use as a promotional tool and put you in touch with different media.

Friday 17 July 2009

Helen Of Troy

If you’re a fan of everyone from M.I.A to KT Tunstall, head over to, and read up on the very best female music around.

This well-written bi-weekly blog offers reviews on new music releases and gigs, as well as opinions, comments and predictions on everything from feminist rockers to folksy singer-songwriters.

Thursday 16 July 2009

World Stats

If you’re a fan of up-to-date general knowledge and statistics, check out This fascinating site has real-time world statistics, where you can watch as the global population increases by the second. You can also watch the numbers of people dying and being born each day increase, and also see how many tonnes of CO2 emissions are being pumped into the air on a daily basis.

Wednesday 15 July 2009

Excuses, Excuses

Although you’ve probably just come back from your summer holiday, you’re sure to want some more time off soon.

But if you have no holiday allowance left, or you’ve run out of excuses for a day off work, head over to

Here you can view an excuse for every occasion, ranging from days off work to getting out of an unanticipated date, very handy if you’re no good at saying ‘no’!

Tuesday 14 July 2009

Celeb Shock

Gossip blog sites like Perez Hilton and Pop Bitch are well known the internet world over, with their bitchy take on the lives of celebrities. But there are lesser-known sites out there that offer even more salacious gossip and Hollywood news. Check for shocking photos, online polls and all the stories about the lives of the A-listers.

Monday 13 July 2009

Try Thai

If you fancy cooking up a storm for friends and family tonight, but aren’t sure what to make, take a look at for inspiration.

From tasty Pad Thai to delicious green chicken curry, all the recipes are easy to create in your own kitchen and serve four. But be warned -although not all Thai dishes are hot, chillies are essential to Thai cuisine, so you may want to adapt them slightly if you prefer something milder!

Sunday 12 July 2009

Love Poems

If you want to pen an ode to a loved one, or get some romantic inspiration, head over to

On this site you’ll find a collection of traditional and modern love poems written by some of the world’s greatest poets. Guaranteed to charm even the most embittered cynic (maybe), it’s an essential site for anyone in the first flush of love. Well it worked for Mr Big in Sex and the City!

Saturday 11 July 2009

World’s Worst Work

If you’re fed up with your job, or just plain sick of working – take a look at to cheer yourself up. After reading about some of the truly awful jobs that are out there, you’ll probably begin to think you’re lucky to have the job you do!

Friday 10 July 2009

Teenage Kicks is a great site for teenagers and is packed with everything you could want including a chat room, games arcade, music, games and film news and reviews. There’s also links so you can get access to other teen websites, and interactive elements like quizzes and polls. As well as this, there’s a list of five different things to do every day and hundreds of prizes are up for grabs each week.

Thursday 9 July 2009

Time For A Change

If you’re considering making some life-changing decisions in the near future, why not pay a visit to

This site lets you chat to other people and get advice on a range of things from career moves to parenting and travelling. It’s free to use, you need to register to join, and you can also create a blog on the site to tell other members what you are up to.

Wednesday 8 July 2009

End Of The Net

Have you ever wondered what the end of the internet would look like? Well you can see for yourself at Just make sure you turn off the lights while you’re there.

Tuesday 7 July 2009

Lie To Me

Have you had enough reality for today? Then take a look at This spoof wikipedia-style encyclopedia is a collection of false entries, where nothing is true. This hilarious website is a great way to idle away an afternoon.

Monday 6 July 2009

What’s The Weather Like? is the king of the weather websites. This reliable source has more information than you could possibly imagine you might need, including pollen counts to surf forecasts.

Sunday 5 July 2009

Home Videos

Watching home movies can get a bit boring after a while. So if you want yours to stand out from the rest of the crowd’s go to This animated website will turn your home videos into flipbooks. This means you can carry them around with you to show to all your friends.

Saturday 4 July 2009

Website review of the day

The website review of the day feature is still going strong and used on a few radio stations (AM, FM and Internet based) that I have struck deals with so if you want your website reviewing on this blog then get in touch with me with the web address and a description about it.

If its reviewed then it will appear in this blog (allow time as there's so many and a backlog from people who have emailed) and once its in this blog then radio stations will lift it from the blog and use it in their programming so you never know whos`s gonna hear about it or read it.

Leave details in the comments section or email me direct

Peeping Toms

If you’ve ever wondered how much your friends’ homes are worth, or are thinking of buying or selling a house, check out

This voyeuristic new property site lets you search for value estimates on more than 26 million UK homes. Figures are based on factors like recent sale prices and property characteristics, and are accompanied by useful local details like crime and council tax rates.

You can submit and request further information about specific properties and areas, and even sell your home through the site for free.

Friday 3 July 2009

Let It Shine

Is green tea the solution to all your problems? What hilarious mistake will Britney Spears make next? Find the answers to these questions and more at, a new site for women that addresses the shocking lack of celebrity gossip and diet tips on the web!

On The Radio

Just an update to let you know that I`m not doing much radio work on the air at the moment but I am still doing bits behind the scenes in the way of production and some other stuff that I don`t want to go into as its a very competitive market out there.

If you want to download any of my audio clips, wind up phone calls, interviews and airchecks then you will find thewm all by clicking on the AUDIO link above or by clicking here

Thursday 2 July 2009

Only Two Clicks

With millions of websites available online, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. So if there’s only a few pages you visit each day, you need

Only2Clicks lets you create a home page that links to all your favourite websites so you don’t have to waste time typing in long addresses.

Wednesday 1 July 2009

Other Inbox looks at e-mails coming into your inbox, and creates rules to filter the useful from the trash.

This means e-mails do not need to be sorted manually, which makes the whole process of getting to relevant messages quicker and cleaner.

The service currently only works with Gmail accounts, but the site states other popular mail clients such as Outlook and Outlook Express, will be included in the future.

The free service is in beta and currently looks back 30 days - you can upgrade to the premium version for around $20 (£13) a year.