Lighthouses, perhaps because of their perilous position between the land and sea, are often seen as dramatic and romantic. These emotions are reflected in the work of Barry Hawkins, a former ligthhouse keeper who produces lighthouse themes drawn in watercolour, pen-and-ink and pencil. He undertakes commissions and this site has some excellent examples of his work, plus links to other sites containing his paintings.
If you're a no-budget film-maker, a web-designer, music maker or just enjoy fiddling around with your computer's alert sounds, this site may be of interest. It contains a huge directory of sounds and animations - some are free and some you have to pay for, although this is easy enough to do online. Using the searchable database you can listen, in real-time, to more than 180,000 sound files delivered in 16-bit CD quality Aiff or Wav file formats.
There's a fine line between justice and revenge, but let's forget about all that and revel in the fallout between estranged friends and lovers. On this site you can see revenge pictures, read stories and discover how people get even when they have been dumped or cheated on. Some of the images are truly cringeworthy and might have you uneasily racking your brains in case any of your exes are wounded enough to spring a surprise.
This is the DTI's definitive portal for the internet entrepreneur. In other words, if you are thinking of setting up a digital business, this site should be your first port of call. It's a free online source of news, information, services and advice, giving e-entrepreneurs and internet start-ups access to information on issues ranging from fundraising, accounting and company law to design, marketing and PR. The site also features an innovative "Community Engine" to encourage info swapping.
The average shelf life of a computer game is between four and six weeks. Id Software's Quake series, however, has been running for years and their classic Quake 2 has spawned a number of online communities. This site, while based around the online game version, is also a hub, forum and resource for a broad user demographic for news, views, reviews, providing web design, technical help and social interaction far removed from its original gaming foundation. …