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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

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The Object (Scene 11)

The positive reaction to the first part of “The Object” lead me to write the next one, where we meet our two main characters. For reference, the interaction isn’t intended to be one of those cutesy “Will they/won’t they” type … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Levelled Up: Knitting +1

Where our hero levels up skills in brand new areas… Continue reading

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Clothes Hacking: Leather Gloves 2.0

With Raynaud’s Phenomenon (Wikipedia) being one of the wondrous things I get to enjoy, I’ve got to stay pretty much in gloves all the time during Winter. The thing I’ve struggled to resolve is being able to perform basic functions … Continue reading

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Review/Warning: RoboCop (2014)

So, after a bit of good news during the day (can’t go into specifics yet… SOON…), I decided that rather than head home, I’d pop along to BFI’s IMAX to catch whatever movie was playing (the 2014 version of RoboCop). … Continue reading

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Health Update

So, I figure I should probably update you all. The symptoms are coming and going (apparently, flareups are something I can look forward to), so another visit to the doctor resulted in prescriptions for Nifedipine and Hydroxychloroquine. A gloriously distressing … Continue reading

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Coding into the small hours…

So a week or two ago I picked up a Raspberry Pi device with the intention of turing it into a network testing device that I could drop into a network as part of my work. I had the idea … Continue reading

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