Meta Links
Debian Debian is a Linux distribution.
Linux Doc. Project Includes HOWTOs and more advanced guides on running Linux.
The Jargon File Hacker (in the best sense of the word) jargon. Investigate the glossary.
Connected An Internet encyclopaedia, covering all aspects of the technology behind the Internet.
HTML HTML 4.01 Specificiations.
CSS2 Specifications for Cascading Style Sheets, level 2.
Wikipedia An Internet-based encyclopaedia.
Internet Movie Database A database of films, actors, and directors, with user comments.
Urban Dictionary The dictionary for colloquial words and phrases.
Google Scholar A database of journal articles, books and online scholastic works.
Catholic Encyclopedia A (naturally biased) encyclopedia of Catholicism, and Christianity in general.
The Trainline Online tickets and rail information in the UK.
National Rail Enquiries Rail timetables.
Multimap Comprehensive maps of Britain. Includes a service which converts postcodes to grid references.
PostcodeAnywhere Finds a UK postcode from an address.
Expedia Airline tickets, etc.
Travelocity More airline tickets.
Local Information
Up My Street Everything you need to know about your local area, including neighbourhood profiles, local schools, crime, gas & electricity, ...
Our Property Average UK house prices based on postcode.
PostcodeAnywhere Finds a UK postcode from an address.
Gazette The Oxford University Newsletter. The Oxfordshire County Council webpage. Lots of useful local information.
Dailyinformation A local broadsheet containing classified ads.
Oxford Restaurant Guide Lists restaurants by location and cuisine. Don't take their 'reviews' too seriously though.
Khaaan For Star Trek geeks.
Gihan's blog My personal blog.
Gihan's (slightly more dynamic) Oxford web page My personal home page on Currently just a collection of some simple Perl scripts.
Sainsbury's Recipe Search An intelligent search from over 6,500 recipes.
Harrow The home page of the Council of the London Borough of Harrow. Contains details of what's on in Harrow, job vacancies, etc.
Telephone Preference Service If you live in the UK and don't want to receive unsolicited marketing calls, register your phone with the TPS.
Obsolete links
Geoff's Home Page When I was a maths undergraduate at Imperial College, London, Geoffrey Hewick was a computer science undergraduate, and was in halls with me in my first year. Geoff hails from Dundee, but has no discernable accent; he's into computers, both modern and ancient, TV logos and pioneering electrical music rock band, Kraftwerk.
Harrow Nightlife What's hot and what's not in the fast-changing Harrow scene. Thanks to Geoff Hewick for this link.