Index of Symbols
Each symbol is dominated by a particular colour that corresponds to
the stripes mentioned on the welcome page. Follow that stripe and you
will be led to the section indicated.
The information desk, or this page, that explains the layout of the fortress.
The recreation levels, dedicated to hobbies and part time interests.
The power generation facilities needed to support life.
Teleport facilities to other sites.
Archived information and equipment.
Notice-board of events.
All pages have been created as HTML3.2 standard, but are designed to
gracefully degrade back down to be viewable with an HTML 2.0 browser.
The pages have been kept deliberately graphics lite for those modem
users out there. For the graphical HTML 2.0 browsers these pages look
best with a pure white background, but this only makes the tag image look
tidy - otherwise the pages should be fine with any colour set you have
What's new at the Fort
- Saturday 11th of January
Added an entry for the photographic exhibition I did late last year. You can see the images
here 2019 Photographic Exhibition.
The long gap between posting dates reminds me I really should do more with this website.
- Tuesday 2nd of September
I have a few sections being developed for the website but this one
popped out first as being nice and easy. So the first to go up for
the year is the Lux Festival 2014.
- Monday 1st of April
Updates to here have been a bit quiet of late. Real life has been
keep me exceedingly busy, between work and a terminally ill relative
I simply haven't had the time to get up to my usual shenanigans. That
has resolved a bit (work isn't going anywhere) but I did manage to
get out for a weekend to go visit some thermal parks. I've been
driven past these places many times and never got the chance to stop
and explore a bit till late March this year, As a result there is now
an entry for both
- Sunday 22nd of January
Added an entry to the anime reviews for
To : Elliptical Orbit & Symbiotic Planet
- something that surprised me given my expectations about the director. (He
directed the modern Appleseed movies.)
- Tuesday 10th of January
Welcome to the new year, I spent some time in
with a 500mm lens. The results weren't totally shabby.
- Thursday 29th of September
Out airsofting again, the results are here
Auckland Airsoft Swanson field.
- Sunday 11th of September
I got a second chance to go out airsofting, this time with the more focused team
oriented games called
And no, currently I don't know what the NOMAD stands for. I also had a chance to
photograph the fireworks display for the opening game of the
Rugby World Cup.
Given that three million was spent on the fireworks alone, this was one
extremely large display. Finally I had added a feature to the photography section
and the experience I have had using one.
- Tuesday 24th of March
Another auckland related entry, this time of the
group during one of their induction days.
- Wednesday 23rd of March
Added a bunch of Auckland related material so now up is the
Auckland War Museum,
Chinese Lantern Festival,
Kelly Tarltons and the
Added a few new images to the
- Wednesday 12th of January
Added to the photography section a gallery of my first proper go at
As a result of I've added a shot of the moon to the
backdrops archive too.
Saturday 31st of May
Added an entry on the
Armageddon Pulp Expo
to the Events section. Updated the
Sport and Vintage Aviation Show
page to correct a few errors. A large update to the
Terran Trade Authority Handbooks
page thanks to the kind submissions of readers giving me cover scans
of the foreign editions of the series. I almost have all the covers
now. Finally I add a new backdrop image to the
Monday 24th of March
Ergo Proxy volume 4 &
related speculations and
Samurai 7 volume 4 to
the anime section. Updated
Ergo 3 Speculation,
Samurai 7 volume 3 and
Yukikaze volume 1 to correct a
few spelling errors and one or two names that were wrong. Also in the
books section updated the
Inversions entry to sort
out some clumsy english that managed to sneak past me.
Finally added the new
Tech Tidbits page to let me
list the odder little technical issues I have solved and hopefully
allow others to avoid the hair pulling required to solve it.
Philip R. Banks