Bluegroper's Blog

Welcome to my blog or online web journal, my interests are web design and development, diving, underwater photography, marine conservation, travel and probably a lot more. Anyone can blog here and I am particularly interested in helping small business and freelancers. By contributing a blog here you can have a link back to your own site, just write an interesting blog, not just advertising and blog within my terms and conditions. If you would like to blog here please use the registration form, all new users have to be approved by admin, registered users can create and edit their own blog and can freely make comments on this website. All registration and comment forms on this site are protected by Mollom from spam and robots.


Eclipse of the moon as seen in Cairns

Moon eclipse as seen in Cairns

Well I was out on the Esplanade last night in Cairns to see if I can capture images of the blood moon. It wasn't a great spot to witness the events of the lunar eclipse down near The Pier complex where there is quite a lot of light pollution from the Cairns CBD. not to mention the smoldering bushfire across the inlet has left a haze over the city these last few nights.

Major Impact Foundation

Major Impact Foundation - Donate Today

The Major Impact Foundation is an Australian public benevolent institution, which works directly with disadvantaged Aboriginal people to assist them in overcoming entrenched poverty. They provide support systems to strengthen individual wellbeing and capacity for self-help.

$1 Domain Registration during May

$1 domain name registration during May

Bluegroper  Web Development has teamed up with AusRegistry to offer domain name registration for $1 during May 2014. Whether you are registering a matching to protect your brand or setting up a new business, now is the time to register your domain.

Bluegroper Web Templates - 10% off

A web template is a ready made template design and at Bluegroper Web Development we are partnered with the largest web template provider on the web.

The new media

Australia Day at Parramatta Park
The new media age has become a core phenomenon in modern societies worldwide, shaping the lives of people in conducting work, business and pleasure. The new media can be defined as a form of new culture that rely on computers and networking  for presentation and dissemination of information and media related content.

Towards the paperless office, are we there yet?

Footbridge over the river in Parramatta Park

The paperless office is a term that has been around for years which is used to describe the office of tomorrow. This essentially means that the office of the future would therefore not be dependent on paper for its day-to-day activities. In today’s world, paper continues to be an influential medium.

Australia Proclaims Marine Reserves

Holmes Reef - top of a bommie at Amazing

On midnight 16th November the network of Commonwealth Marine Reserves became law and began permanently protecting more than 2.3 million square kilometres of ocean environment. This is an important achievement for the long term conservation and sustainable use of Australia’s oceans.

Australian Eastern Grey Nurse Shark

Grey Nurse Shark at Fishrock Cave

I support the conservation and protection of the Grey Nurse Shark found on the East Coast of Australia. During the early 1960's and through to the late 1970's they were hunted relentlessly through ignorance. The mentality was that we must rid ourselves of this ocean menance that is threatening our beaches.

Fragile by Nikki Grahame

Fragile by Nikki Grahame

Nikki Grahame has been one of the most interesting figures of reality TV in the last decade since appearing on the UK Big Brother in 2006. Since then she has been a regular fixture in the media in the UK, both as a columnist and as the star of her own show Princess Nikki.

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