Category Archives: General

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Ko-fi

Definitely not going to spam this. Let’s see how much attention it gets from ambient visibility 😉 https://www.ko-fi.com/ponder

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LBRY and Cryptocurrency

Thanks to Dave Jones of EEVBlog I discovered the blockchain based content platform, LBRY so have been giving it a try. I signed up and went through the verification process for the rewards programme. The reason for this was because … Continue reading

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8x8x8 LED Cube Complete!

I can’t believe how smoothly this build went. The component board was almost problem free, just the usual socket/IC pin alignment issues but of course untested so I completed one grid, as shown in the previous post, to test and … Continue reading

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8x8x8 LED Cube Build – WIP!

My Christmas present from my good lady wife this year was a Hobby Components 8x8x8 LED Cube Kit. Today I started to build it. I was originally going to live stream on Twitch but had a feeling I’d be interrupted … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 102

The theme of this volume is, “Impatience!“ So many drivers who have to get in front. So many drivers who think 20cm is enough room. So many drivers who need to get a fucking clue and realise that’s not just … Continue reading

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Smart Watch

On a recommendation from a friend, I decided to give the Smart Watch scene another go. I know what the form factor is capable of so I set my sights very low and bought a Q8 Smart Bracelet from Amazon … Continue reading

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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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