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Interesting Places

Here are a few interesting places to visit that I haven't mentioned elsewhere on these pages. I'll add some more as I remember them.


Newsgroups
alt.comp.virus This virus related NG is much more interesting than it sounds. There's lots of fun there, as well as useful information about viruses and similar hazards.
alt.humor.best-of-usenet This is a NG devoted to the funny things people say on usenet. It's well worth a browse if you're at a loose end or in need of a smile.
alt.music.james-taylor This is the NG for JT fans.
comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro Another great newsgroup, this time devoted to the killer graphics programme Paint Shop Pro. See my 'Software' page for information on how to find Paint Shop Pro.
Web Sites
Amazon Books This is a truly wonderful place: over 3 million books about all sorts of things. Just be careful late at night with your credit card... There's music and video there too. The link on the left goes to the UK site, but the US site is here. It has books that aren't available on the UK site.
Runner's World Forums This is a fun and informative bulletin board style place for those interested in running, particularly in the UK. There are forums on training, injuries, gear, events and the Flora London Marathon, as well as places for beginners and RW Forum addicts to just chat :-)
Friends Reunited This is a great place to get in touch with lots of people you knew at school but have lost touch with. I signed up a couple of weeks ago and already two people have been in touch (hello Cathy Sinclair :-) It's quite addictive!
Coral Cay Conservation Visit Coral Cay Conservation and consider joining a diving expedition to Belize (or some similarly exciting place). I went in 1990 for 2 months, and had the best time of my life! Have a great time, and help to conserve the world's second largest barrier reef whilst you're at it. Guilt Free Fun - there's not enough of it around...
Web Graphics on a Budget Created by Mardi Wetmore, these pages are a fund of great information for people who want to learn about web graphics. Mardi has included all sorts of tutorials and free graphics for you to use. Many thanks again Mardi!
Government of Tibet in Exile Read the Dalai Lama's Millennium message, as well as all sorts of information about the current situation in Tibet. A very interesting site.
The Hunger Site I mentioned this on the front page, but I'm mentioning it again because for just the couple of seconds it takes to browse over there each morning we can each donate free food to some of the world's most needy children. Think about making this your browser's home page, and you'll go straight there when you first log on each day. Just click on the button to make the donation.


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