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Boredtown - Brentwood, Essex


Welcome to

Looking outside at the world from inside the most boring town in Britain: Brentwood, Essex, known locally as 'Boredtown'. A Grumpy Old Man's take on the absurdities of small-town life, politics and the encroaching forces of bureaucracy.

If you are reading this, it is because you are using a web browser unable to use cascading style sheets (CSS) or javascript, or they are turned off. The web site is designed for these and is viewable with all browser versions from MS Explorer 4, Opera5 ,Netscape 6, Firefox 1.0 and upwards. However, the site content is intended to be accessible using text only browsers, text-to-speech and other assistive technology for the disabled. Accesskeys are available for quick navigation - press Alt 0 and enter for a listing.

Accesskeys Menu

Accesskeys for

The numeric access keys conform to standard UK Government Accesskeys. The letters used as local access keys range from K to R, as these letters do not override the shortcut keys used in Microsoft Explorer and Netscape Navigator.

Accesskeys for the ten main areas are:

Alt 0  accesskey menu (this page)
Alt 1  Homepage
Alt B  Brentwood
Alt H  History
Alt G  Grumpy Old Man
Alt C  Geocaching
Alt L  Links
Alt P  About me

Notes on Accesskeys

Keyboard access is important for users who do not have ability to use a pointing device like a mouse.

Each of the areas of the website has been constructed to allow users to use keyboard strokes to navigate to the main sections of the site.

Not only is this an essential tool for sections of the community, it is a quick and easy way for everyone to navigate the site.

(1) Just press and hold down the 'alt' key, (or CTRL key if using a Macintosh)
(2) Then press the required letter. That's it if you are using Netscape 6 or later !
(3) If you are using Microsoft Explorer, press the enter key.

Please note: Accesskeys in Macintosh MS Explorer are only supported in versions 5 or later.

This web site is designed to be accessible to the visually impaired and others using assistive technologies. If you are having problems with its accessibilty, please let me know. Thanks.

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