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Train strain

The good news is, this post is not just me ranting into the void ... I have written to my MP about some of the ideas at the end. I've been missing my 26-3...

Trouble in the basement

Heating controls Last Saturday at St Columba's was a fun one. As any fule kno, the last Saturday in January is the traditional occasion to have a Burn...

Hozah / Oxford Park and Ride

Only two years since I ranted on my blog and they've actually built it. I'll let you know if it's any good... pic.twitter.com/Dn05uenh7w —...

Netgear JGS524PE

If you attempt to do anything described in this post, it is at your own risk. Please don't electrocute yourself, and be aware you'll be voiding your warrant...

Andrews & Arnold

Waiting for the order to complete... I've written here before about ISPs. For the past couple of years, my internet at home has been from BT, and, well,...

First week with the Samsung Galaxy Watch

Uh-oh, a shopping accident As regular readers might recall, I bought my first smart watch just over three years back. All other things being equal, I wa...

They don’t make ‘em like this any more

Built-in obsolesence? My grandfather would have considered it dishonourable. I've recently inherited my grandmother's microwave. This baby dates back to...

San Francisco takes its toll

In a tedious post-script to my American trip, I finally got an e-mail confirming my account with Bay Area FasTrak was closed. The Bay Area is home to many...

Re-kindling the Kindle 4

They don't make 'em like this any more. Earlier in the year, I went to Brighton for the weekend, and frankly, I wish I hadn't bothered. It's not Brigh...