The story of is actually one of the oldest user-driven websites on the internet today. When we started up in 1997 there was no plan, it all started with a group of web-designers and programmers that enjoyed drinking beer at the local pub. However we realized that drinking beer was not a good excuse to leave home at any given time, we needed a better plan. Or just simply a plan. Full story

Contribute to is based on user contributions, and without your help the service would be useless. So if you have anything you would like to contribute with, please do so.Full story

Top rated petanque postcards from our collection:

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Advertise at is an idealistic organisation, but this does not mean that our bandwith, server and software is free. Unfortunately, we are loosing money every day. Not much, but we would like to rectify the situation.
So we need advertisements to make up for our losses.Full story

The outcome of the awards nominated for the 2000 European Online Journalism Awards

To our great surprise and joy has been nominated for the 2000 European Online Journalism Awards . The awards will we handed out on July 6th, in London, England.

We have recieved an invitation to take part in the festivities, but as we are non-commercial and do not make any money we have a sligh cash-flow problem with plane-tickets etc..Full story and the 2000 Europeean Online Journalism Awards was nominated in the category 'Best Sports Reporting' in the prestigeous 2000 Europeean Online Journalism Awards. An award focusing on the combination internet technology and journalism and storytelling. Both excellent journalistic work and innovative use of technology was the main criterias used by the jury.Full story

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