After 2 days of immersing myself in Azure (yuk!), I decided that this is definitely the way for me to go as far as my web server is concerned and so I have now transferred all of my web sites that were hosted with Heart Internet to Azure. Yes, it might cost a bit more … Continue reading So far, so good
For years I have been a Microsoft Certified Professional and, for the most part, I have embraced Microsoft software as it is the most likely that I will encounter Microsoft software in my day to day work. But there is one area that I have stubbornly, and might I say, stupidly, pretty much ignored… Azure. … Continue reading OK… I submit to Microsoft Azure!
If, like me, you use Lightroom to manage your photo collection then it is highly likely that you have several copies of many of your photos floating about your hard disks just taking up space and slowing your workflow down. To help discover these duplicates I use the superb Lightroom Plugin Duplicates Finder by Jim … Continue reading Lightroom Duplicate Finder – Tip
Just a quick word about our caravan awning. It is a Westfield Carina and it is of excellent quality. Being an air awning it is dead easy and very quick to put up and take down. Here is a video showing the features and how to erect…
18th June 2018 – UPDATE mmm… progress is slow – well, stopped really! It isn’t easy getting the raw data from an ELM327 bluetooth dongle. If you know how to do it I’d love to know! ———————————————————————————— Today’s modern cars are completely controlled by onboard computers. They are complex in design and difficult to maintain … Continue reading CAN Bus Programming
Back in 2010, there was I, minding my own business (literally!), when I read about something revolutionary that came to change my life forever. It has cost me thousands of pounds in buying new stuff. It has also cost me my sanity when discussing it with other like affected souls. It has cost me my … Continue reading There Be Devils In Them Woods!
Did you know that you can participate in cutting edge science right on your computer? You don’t need any qualifications and you don’t need to spend any time on it either. World Community Grid enables anyone with a computer, smartphone or tablet to donate their unused computing power to advance cutting-edge scientific research on topics related to … Continue reading BOINC, BOINC, BOINC…
It has been 14 months now since Sally’s funeral and during that time her urn has been in the dining room waiting for me to decide what to do. We hadn’t discussed what she wanted done with her ashes and so I wanted to do something she would have wanted – a while back I … Continue reading Sally Laid to Rest
Boy! Has the past few weeks been busy. My studies have gone ballistic and I am just about keeping up. Tracy and I are flipping between each others houses and this is time-consuming… not only with the travel but it takes a lot of our time away from our studies constantly arranging things. Tracy has … Continue reading Busy Busy
What a way to end 2016… a fantastic Christmas with Tracy’s family followed by a trip to Gretna Green to get married and then on to Inverness for my first Scottish Hogmanay and a super honeymoon in the Highlands. Yes, of course Sally has been on my mind a lot recently. It is the first … Continue reading The worst of times and the best of times