Category Archives: General

Anything that doesn’t fit anywhere else

A Short Story

Since G+ is now gone, and this was primarily posted there, I thought I’d resurrect it here. A short story I wrote some time in 2015, with a hidden message. “Yes, I’ll do it!” he exclaimed enthusiastically.Once he’d heard of … Continue reading

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New Phone!

It’s not often I get a new phone, so when I upgrade, I make sure it’s good for a few years! This is a OnePlus 6T with 8GB RAM in Mirror Black. I’m impressed with it so far! 😀

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New Camera

I bought a new camera, which arrived today. It’s an Apeman Trawo 4K. I have all the footage I need for “Adventures” 99 so 100 will be all with this camera 🙂

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Welsh Cakes

I thought I’d try something new (for me) yesterday and made a batch of Welsh Cakes. While they were still warm they were quite soggy in the middle, but once cooled they were very nice! I made a few mistakes, … Continue reading

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Fudge

I tried making fudge today. Failed. Even on maximum heat, I’m unable to get the temperature above 110°C. It needs to get to 116°C or it won’t set. I started on a low heat to melt the butter and dissolve … Continue reading

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Success! (Mostly)

Replacement volume/power flex cable fitted. Not an easy task, not perfect but working 100%! For how long I don’t know, but as long as it lasts until Mid April, when I can get a replacement, I’ll be happy 😉

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Cable Modem Woes

For a long time I’ve been having ‘fun’ with the Wi-Fi on my SuperHub 2.0. On boot (or reboot) it would take ages for it to become enabled, then even longer before anything would connect. Devices would just sit there, … Continue reading

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Cookies?

Since I’m making more use of this blog now, and I know it uses cookies, I thought I’d better make myself a bit GDPR compliant. I have no data harvesting plugins installed so a simple OK box will suffice 😉 … Continue reading

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Archive Complete

I finally managed to get Google Takeout to archive all my G+ history, so I have it saved for prosperity. I’ve also changed links on here and my main home page to remove the link to G+ and replace it … Continue reading

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New User Spam

Hah! Got you! I finally figured out how spambots are getting past my registration checks. The default login URL was active even though the option was hidden. Not any more 😉 User base now cleaned up to those I know … Continue reading

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