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Patrick H. Lauke
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Artist // Hobbyist // Photography
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My Bio
Current Residence: Salford, Manchester, UK
Favourite genre of music: from heavy to electronic...and then some
Favourite photographer: Man Ray (and birchlane)
Favourite style of art: photography in all its forms
Operating System: winXPpro/ubuntu
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Shell of choice: nut
Favourite cartoon character: skytracker and his toy car
Personal Quote: 'They are not pictures. I have made a Place' -- Mark Rothko

Favourite Visual Artist
Bill Hicks
Favourite Movies
eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
mc frontalot
Favourite Writers
Iain M. Banks / Frank Herbert
Favourite Games
Conway's Life
Favourite Gaming Platform
MAME
Tools of the Trade
Canon cameras, Ilford HP5 400 ASA, Photoshop CS3
Other Interests
xhtml+css, accessibility, photography

long hiatus...confessional?

long hiatus...confessional?

well, dA...it's been a while, hasn't it? i've not really been active on this account for over two years now. i keep checking in every now and again, and am usually overwhelmed by the number of outstanding pieces of art that gathered up in my devwatch. it still gives me a thrill to see new works from some of the "old guard", friends from back in the days when dA was my daily hangout. ah, the old days...when the community was relatively small, and everything seemed so fresh and exciting. when i could name most admins off the top of my head, and really felt like this was "my" place. but things seem to have changed - or maybe it's me who has ch
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SXSW2007, baby!

SXSW2007, baby!

after a long absence (just too damned busy for my own good), a small update... +++ South by Southwest (SXSW) 2007 this thursday i'll be flying over to austin, texas, for my first pilgrimage to SXSW. but it won't be all parties and lapdancers...as i'll be doing a power session with fellow britpack member and globe trotter ian lloyd (of accessify fame): Accessified! Practical Accessibility Fixes Any Web Developer Can Use (sunday, 11 march 2007) There is a lot of confusion surrounding WCAG 2.0 and few developers have read or want to read the guidelines. But accessibility is, at its core, eminently achievable. This session will look at real-wor
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book in stores, geek in the park, .net magazine

book in stores, geek in the park, .net magazine

:thumb37551897: +++ book "web accessibility: web standards and regulatory compliance" now in stores i've had the honour of contributing a chapter on web standards redesigns on the friends of ED book Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance. the book has now been published and is available from all good book stores and online retailers. essential reading if you have even the slightest interest in modern best practices and accessible web development. +++ geek in the park "Royal Leamington Spa, 27th August 2006 "Geek in the Park is a day-long get together, picnic, and discussion for anyone to do with the Internet (develop
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bubbIiesHobbyist Digital Artist
hello! :love:
happy birthday! :party:
I hope you had one with lots of cake and gifts! -Liz
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:woohoo: :iconcakelickplz: :iconballoonsplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconballoonsplz2: :iconcakelickplz: :woohoo:

It's June 8th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

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Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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Happy [early] birthday!
Wishing you many more candles to come and a bigger cake to fit them all!
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    Happy early Bday! :party:
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:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's June 8th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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Hello!:iconheartballoonplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
It only comes one day a year so do something to make it memorable!