- This site is basically centered around eight
themes that appear as a ribbon at the top and
bottom of each page. You can always click on one
of these eight themes to get back to the first
- Most photos are clickable: when you click on a
small photo, you get to see a bigger version. In
'good' 'browsers, you can modify the size of the
image by clicking on it; so if the photo is way
too big for your screen, click once on it, and
it should become window-sized. Looking at a
photo doesn't open a new window, so use the ⇐Back button
of your browser to return to the previous page.
- When there are more photos on a page, you can
click on one and move from one to the next (or
previous) thanks to Lightbox
2*. Click outside the bigger photo to go
back to the underlying page.
- Links inside the text are in italic and
different font. When you click on the
link, you are brought to another page, within or
outside this website. To know where you will be
taken when you click on the link, look at the
status bar (bottom left of the browser window):
the link address should appear there when you
'hover' over the link. When you stay inside 'my'
domain, the address begins with
- Links outside may bring you to wikipedia or
more specific websites and are marked with a
- Clicking on a link doesn't open a new window.
Your browser's ⇐Back
button brings you back here if you want to.
- All photos are made by me and if you want to
use them, please ask me
and include a reference to this website. I
choose the Creative Commons licence for the
photos (and the text as well).
hardware and software used
- This site was made on a MacBook
from Apple Computer.
- The pages were composed with SeaMonkey✶ 1.1, an
all-in-one internet application suite by the
- Simple CSS✶ 2.0, a free
CSS authoring tool, was used to make the
(cascading) stylesheet for this website.
- Some of the photos were scanned on a Epson Perfection
- and imported into the laptop with Epson Scan,
or with the FotoLader 4.0 that comes with Mac OS
X 10.5 Leopard.
- Greater groups of photos are assembled in a Lightbox 2*
- Some slideshows were made with still another
- Thumbnails and smaller versions of the photos
were easily made with the freeware ThumbsUp✶ 4.4 utility
from Devon Technologies.
- Newer photos have been treated and thumbnailed
using the Open Source program The Gimp*.
- Finally, the pages and photos were uploaded to
my iDisk and now a 'normal' server .
- The HTML and CSS of this website were checked
by the validators of the World Wide Web