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Stuff

This page is a frequently updated list of websites I've found to be interesting or useful or pages I've created that don't fit anywhere else. The categories will obviously reflect my interests but I hope that you will find them useful too.

Inspiration

  Utagawa Hiroshige

People on a Bridge Surprised by Rain (from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo).

  Katsushika Hokusai

The Three Whites (from the series One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji).

  Okumura Masanobu

From The Dawn of the Floating World, a recent exhibition at the Royal Academy.

  I Have a Dream

The words of Dr Martin Luther King Jr (1929-1968).

  The Wilton Diptych

One of the treasures of the National Gallery.

  Blue Plaques

A map showing all of the English Heritage London Blue Plaques.

  No War

In London on 15 February 2003 two million people showed the world how they felt about a war with Iraq.

  Nuclear Proliferation

How many nuclear bombs do you think have ever been exploded - 50, 100, 200?.

Kites

  Benson Kites

Simply the best.

  The Highwaymen

Kites and parts by mail order. If you want it, they've got it.

  Japanese Kite Collection

Master kite maker Masami Takakuwa's authoritative site on all aspects of Japanese kites.

  Kite Calendar

Listings for all UK and many European kites festivals.

  KiteLife.com

The on-line kite magazine.

  Fractured Axel Forum

The busiest of the UK based kite forums.

  STACK UK

Sport Team and Competitive Kiting's UK website.

  Streatham Common Kite Day

London's only kite festival.

  Skylink

Live wind and weather data.

Fun

  Animalloys

A bit of Flash-based fun from some cigarette cards from the 1930s.

  The Periodic Table

The periodic table constructed in HTML and CSS3.

Useful Stuff

  CuteFTP

The best FTP programme for the PC (and now for the Mac, too).

  TopStyle

The best HTML and CSS editor available – originally made by Nick Bradbury (the creator of HomeSite) and now updated and improved by Stefan van As.

  MailWasher

Clean the spam from your email without having to see it first. Now available for Mac OSX and various flavours of Linux as well.

  Project VII

Some of the best Dreamweaver extensions available and much more.

 Pantone to RGB

Due to legal reasons, my conversion tables for Pantone® to RGB are no longer available.

  TestCard

My own test card to help you set up your monitor correctly.

  Points to Pixels

Points to pixels (and ems and %) conversion table.

  Web Fonts

The fonts that you can expect most people to have on their PCs (and most Macs).

  Character Entities

HTML character entities - there's also a link to a PDF of Windows Alt codes to create some of them.

  Named Colours

HTML named colours that are consistent across all modern browsers.

Legal

  Privacy Policy

Sets out how ReedDesign uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.