Month: June 2004

Plone: Archetypes: override or hide title attribute

when defining a content type, if you use the name ‘title’ for a field, you can apply any label you want to it and it will still behave as a title e.g.:- StringField(‘title’, required=1, searchable=1, widget=StringWidget(label=’Office Name’),

Hurst shifter T-shirt

I just saw a really cool retro/vintage “Hurst Shifter” t-shirt in BS8 on Park street, It’s got a cartoon of a hot rod with a huge gear stick sticking out of the top with the word “HURST” written down the side. I like it for so many different reasons, not least because Hurst happens to… Read more »

Flat Screen

Last night I plugged a 17" LCD monitor into my dog-slow laptop, it works a treat and so the ugly beige flickering 80’s throwback monitor was quickly dispatched back to the shed. While I was messing around with the settings, the dead laptop screen momentarily came back to life in all it’s semi-pink former glory.

muse at Glastonbury

Last night I caught muse at Glastonbury (on TV, not standing in the mud). Those boys sure can rock. It partly inspires me to pick up my guitar again, and partly inpires me to stick it on ebay…. I’ve been neglecting my music recently, mostly due to lack of spare time, but i’m also in… Read more »

Guide to Van Life

Read Still Stoked Lifestyle’s Guide to Van Life and Autumnal Travel Tips last night. It reminds me of something I keep meaning to write up about the adventures I had in my van seven (seven!!!) years ago. (underlined on my lengthy and ever expanding "to do" list…..)

Reminder to Matt

Matt, could you bring that spare mobile into work cheers ๐Ÿ˜‰

i’ve switched (mentally)

Just been eyeing up a 12" powerbook someone brought into the office – if I ever suddenly find myself with enough spare cash to buy another laptop it has to be one of those…

Fathers Day

For Fathers day, I got the new Antihero DVD Tent City and some Herbs (Basil, Sage and Curry) for the garden. Well Chuffed.