Category Archives: geek

Maker Faire & Levelling Up

I’ve wanted to attend a maker faire since I first heard about them back in 2006. Awesome pictures and videos would surface over the web of the sort of things that would happen at them… My most recent favourite, featured … Continue reading

Posted in fun, geek, making, personal, Project E, projects | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Power Struggles & Furniture Hacking

Like a number of you I’m sure, I have a number of devices that power from USB. Each time a new USB device arrives, it seems I spend a good 20 minutes trying to figure out what’s the optimum arrangement … Continue reading

Posted in fun, geek, ideas, personal, projects, tech, update | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The AirWaves Podcast – Ep 20

So I got invited by my friend Russ Clewett to appear on The AirWaves podcast, where I managed to ramble on (semi-coherently) about various media issues and upcoming TV. Some of you have apparently wanted to hear me do a … Continue reading

Posted in comment, geek, personal, podcast, sci-fi, Star Trek, update | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Object

So I’ve had this half-baked idea in my mind for a science fiction one-shot screenplay type thing. I’ve put bits of it together in my head and got some of it down on paper. It’s mostly setting up shots, it’ll … Continue reading

Posted in films, fun, geek, ideas, projects, sci-fi | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

On the subject of Music

I put together a playlist of songs recently under the banner “Superhero, Geeky & Musicals”. It combines things like most of John Williams‘ superhero themes, Danny Elfman’s theme to Batman, and a song or two from Disney musicals (no, not … Continue reading

Posted in comment, films, geek, health, music, observations, personal, Project E, projects, update, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Knitting update and other miscellany

Scarf-Watch 2014 We’re long overdue an update on “Scarf-watch 2014″… the last time we saw the scarf on this blog, it had barely made it a few inches… well, it’s progressed a bit… When I say a “bit” I mean … Continue reading

Posted in comment, fun, geek, General, observations, personal, photography, podcast, Project E, tech, update, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quick Update

Since… er… February… I’ve changed jobs – Yes, working 60+ hours a week in a job I wasn’t particularly deriving any satisfaction from is not good for your health or well-being. The new job is a lot better. Many movies … Continue reading

Posted in avengers, comment, films, geek, health, personal, podcast, review, Star Trek, update | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment