Monthly Archives: October 2009

Lithium, Doctrine & doing it yourself

If you use CakePHP you’ll probably be aware (or you’re dead or on holiday or something…) that Gwoo and Nate have left the project and gone elsewhere. Sort of. Well actually they have forked Cake3 into Lithium – souped up CakePHP for PHP 5.3 Unfortunately I’m not going to be using it in the immediate… Read more »

I feel stupid blogging about a vacuum cleaner but…

We have just bought a new vacuum cleaner (I hate it when people (e.g. my girlfriend) call them hoovers)) to replace the beaten up old piece of junk we inherited from one of our grandparents. Anyway other people we know did loads of research (like Which) and apparently the best vacuum cleaners you can get… Read more »

Ernest Marples postcode lookup is disabled

A while ago I came across a great UK postcode lookup service http://www.ernestmarples.com/ and wrote a post about it here. Just went back to it a few days ago and unfortunately the service has been suspended. Luckily I didn’t have any applications using it (I mostly use the Google or Yahoo) – but it was… Read more »