It seemed like an ambitious project: Decades after the last Yeovil Show came to an end, there was a plan to resurrect it. These days, it seems you can hardly move for weekend events. Whether it is the local village fete, a mega car boot, the touring farmers’ market, or the local county show; it’s […]
Well, that’s a bit of a mouthful but it’s also been the bane of my existence for the past few hours. I’ve been building a little widget to allow product data to be embedded in a CMS page with various options for selecting the products that are included. The difficulty I’ve been having is filtering […]
Now, if you’re old enough to remember the show, ‘Home Improvement’, you’ll remember that Tim “the tool man” Taylor had a simple mantra: “More power” With that in mind, and with cider-making season drawing near, James and I decided that manually grinding the apples last year was tedious and hard. (I think you can probably […]
In a bit of a #throwbackthursday style, I came across some video footage of the very first AWDC XTC event. It’s a simple format: there are a number of ‘gates’ spread around a large area. You have to get from gate to gate in the right order using whatever route you see fit. The terrain […]
There’s been a movement for a while online to encrypt people’s web activity by default, not just for financial activities. These means that more of your actions are encrypted and are much harder to intercept, and your privacy is slightly better protected. Well, I finally got round to updating the site so that it […]
I’ve been toying with the idea of building a little office in the garden so I can free up the spare room in the house. Having looked around at the exhorbitantly priced commercial offerings, (£8000 for an insulated shed anyone ?), I decided that I’d be much better off just buidling one myself.
Not too long ago, all the social networks started buzzing with talk of new EC legislation which had the potential to damage the status of many modified and historic vehicles in the UK. Part of the catalyst for this was an article here : http://www.the-ace.org.uk/armageddon/ which describes in some fairly stark terms an interpretation of what […]