Paul Cripps

Designer Developer DJ & Dad

I have worked in the web and design industry since 1998 and I currently help run Nine Four, a Digital Media Design & Development Agency just outside Reading. Our prime focus is business led digital media design and development, take a peek at some of our work on flickr. Prior to Nine Four I was Head of Digital at Volume Ltd.

You can follow me and chat on twitter, or App.net. See my CV on LinkedIn

Why not take a peek at a few of my designs over on dribbble, see some of my photos on flickr or instagram

Or simply sayhello@paulcripps.com

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How to turn off JS Jquery animations globally

This is a neat little trick Nathan Pitman showed me, posted here as a reminder…

$(document).ready(function () { // Turns off animation in older browsers globally if ($('html').hasClass('lt-ie9')) { $.fx.off = !$.fx.off; }


2005 Audi A4 S Line Estate for sale - Newbury Berkshire RG14

Stunning example of a 2005 Audi A4 S Line Estate in beautiful rare dark metallic blue for sale. In very good condition for it’s age with full service history, cambelt changed September 2012 and 91,200K service service 13th November 2013.

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Does climate change exist? Chasing ICE by James Balog

Does climate change exist? YES, watch “Chasing Ice” by James Balog, an amazing moving, heart retching film. Everyone should watch this film, so please share, tweet like and tell everyone about it.

Watch on Vimeo


What what what!

Whilst playing with the Prince Phillip happyland character Mummy was saying:

What what what!
No Mummy, it’s Pardon, pardon, pardon

On leaving the Cinema

Daddy next time can we get some sweetcorn like the other girls and boys

Can you hear the ding dong music?

Mummy can you hear the ding dong music? I think the Princess is marrying the man

Courgette Lemon and Chilli Tagliatelle

We stumbled across this great recipe the other day, it’s yummy, simple and a great way to get some courgettes into you children!

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Is it, Is it….

Is it… is it… is it… What IS it Mummy?


There’s always time…

There’s always time to clap!

I know lets play…

“I know let‘s play…
Pass the Castle.

Chuck Close

Chuck Close is an amazing modern portrait artist, photographer and print maker.

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Updating website to Expression Engine 2

I’ve wanted to upgrade to EE2 for some time having run EE1 since version 1.45. There’s plenty of reason’s why and I’ve finally got round to it, here’s a few…

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Having a picnic at Donnington Castle

You bootiful daddy let my take a picture

Just hit a tired spot

I've just hit a tired spot

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Vinyl Singles (7” or 12”) want list

Over the last few years my vinyl purchase’s have diminished in favor for digital files and the kids! I want to change this, and focus on the original 7“s on vinyl, so here’s my vinyl want’s list…

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Fruit Fun

If you have an allotment then you will understand how you can have food gluts. Why not use that extra fruit and makes jams, tangy fruit leathers and dried fruit such as apple rings.

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Hapa-zome Japanese Leaf Printing Technique

Hapa-zome literally means ‘leaf-dyeing’; just put a leaf or petal between two layers of fabric and hit with a hammer, mallet or other heavy object so the juice and colour from the plant material is transferred onto the fabric. When dry remove all remaining bits of plant and iron the material. This will fix the plant dye as much as it will be fixed, but these are natural dyes so be warned, they can fade or wash off.

Watch the TV episode here…


Part time PHP/MySQL developer

@ninefour we’re looking for a remote working part-time PHP/MySQL developer. If you’re motivated, familiar with PHP, MySQL & jQuery…

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Birthday and Christmas list December 2009

Didn’t know where else to add this, if anyone recommends any good online birthday wish list please let me know..

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