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My Favourite Websites

The websites below are some of those which are currently favourites in my Internet browser.

Please note that they are all external websites, and therefore I have no control over their contents. I do not accept responsibility for any actions carried out by these websites which may affect the operation of your computer. Nor do I agree with any or all of the opinions expressed on these websites, or the contents of the programs or macros listed on these websites.

Favourite Websites

1.   AA Traffic News
http://www.theaa.com/traffic-news/index.jsp
Useful to see if there are any local traffic jams
 
2.   AltaVista UK
http://uk.altavista.com/
UK site for Altavista search engine (particularly good for image searches)
 
3.   Babel Fish Translator
http://uk.babelfish.yahoo.com/
Translate sentences between different languages
 
4.   BBC Working Lunch
http://bbc.co.uk/workinglunch
Website for excellent daily BBC programme about finance, tax, business news etc. Particularly useful for latest stock market and currency levels
 
5.   Currency Exchange Rates
http://www.trustnet.com/currencies/currencymatrix.aspx
Check all the major currencies against the pound or the dollar
 
6.   Daily Telegraph letters
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/
Daily Telegraph letters for the past few weeks
 
7.   Dogpile.co.uk
http://www.dogpile.co.uk/
DUK search engine which often finds sites not listed on other search engines
 
8.   Education Guardian
http://education.guardian.co.uk/languageresources/
News articles from the Guardian newspaper in French, German, Italian and Spanish
 
9.   Esperanto Dictionary
http://dictionaries.travlang.com/EnglishEsperanto/
English-Esperanto-English on-line dictionary, includes compound words
 
10.   Euronews
http://www.euronews.net/
A source of world news in a variety of European languages
 
11.   Europe1
http://www.europe1.fr/
Website for the French radio station "Europe1", including news, sport, articles etc. in French
 
12.   Foreign Languages Dictionary
http://www.wordreference.com/index.htm
Translate words between different languages
 
13.   FreeSite.com
http://www.thefreesite.com/
Lots of free Web stuff
 
14.   Free Translation
http://www.freetranslation.com/
Translate sentences between different languages
 
15.   GoinGreen Electric Car
http://www.goingreen.co.uk
Website about an electric car available to buy in London (40 mph maximum speed, 40 mile range)
 
16.   Google UK
http://www.google.co.uk/
UK site for Google search engine
 
17.   Home and Away Soap Opera
http://www.homeandaway.utvinternet.com/Team/index.htm
Character profiles (old and new), story lines, gossip etc. for my favourite soap opera
 
18.   HTML 4.01 Reference
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/
Reference pages on how to write HTML 4.01 script
 
19.   Internet Movie Database
http://www.imdb.com/
Comprehensive search engine and database of actors, TV programmes, films. Not just in the USA. Includes lots of photographs
 
20.   Javascript Manual
http://www.comptechdoc.org/independent/web/cgi/javamanual/index.html
Useful source of Javascript tips
 
21.   LyngSat Satellite TV Channels
http://www.sat-address.com/
Database of satellite TV channels available by country or continent (includes frenquencies, satellite transmitter locations, links to other TV websites etc.)
 
22.   Michelin Journey Planner
http://www.viamichelin.com/
Plan journeys anywhere in the world (very handy for travelling round Europe by car)
 
23.   Microsoft Visual C++ Reference
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/default.aspx
Microsoft's Developer Network (for Visual C++ pick 'Development Tools and Languages', 'Visual Studio 2005', 'Visual Studio', 'Visual C++')
 
24.   Morphases.com
http://www.morphases.com/editor/
Hours of fun creating faces from a library of noses, eyes, hair, mouths, ears, chins etc.
 
25.   MS Excel Tips
http://www.exceltip.com/
Useful tips for using Microsoft Excel, including macros and VBA
 
26.   Multimap.com
http://www.multimap.com/
Map search engine
 
27.   National Rail Enquiries
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Plan your journey on the UK railways (good luck!)
 
28.   Official Documents Archive
http://www.archive.official-documents.co.uk/
On-line archive of many UK government documents (from 1994 onwards)
 
29.   Screenwriter's Store
http://www.thescreenwritersstore.net/index.php
Useful soruce of information and software about writing screenplays
 
30.   Streemap.co.uk
http://www.streetmap.co.uk/
UK map search engine
 
31.   Strida Folding Bicycle
http://www.strida.com/en/
Website about an excellent folding bicycle
 
32.   Sussex Motorist Forum
http://www.sussexmotorist.org.uk/
Interesting discussion about motoring in Sussex
 
33.   TÚlÚrama French TV Listings
http://television.telerama.fr/tele/grille.php
See what's on French TV channels for the coming 5 or 6 days
 
34.   Transport Direct UK Journey Planner
http://www.transportdirect.info/
Plan your journey within the UK (car, bus, train, aeroplane)
 
35.   TV5
http://www.tv5.org/index.php
Website for the French satellite TV channel
 
36.   Web Developer's Encyclopedia
http://www.wdvl.com/
Tips and listings for website development
 
37.   Yahoo UK & Ireland
http://uk.yahoo.com/
UK site for Yahoo search engine
 

If you know of any other similar websites that you think I may be interested in, or have any comments to make about the above collection, please send me your comments (see the bottom of this page).


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