In August 2017 I climbed the West peak of Mt. Elbrus via the South approach. Elbrus is the highest point on the European Continent standing at 5642m and represents the European component of the 7 Summits – a challenge to climb the highest peaks on all 7 continents. It sits […]
Just encountered a fun little issue when trying to move something from a local MySQL server to a ‘Prod’ server. The difference in architecture being that dev MySQL was running on OSX whereas the ‘Prod’ MySQL was running on Linux (debian). The issue was that a lot of my queries/views/procedures […]
Last week I posted about the setup of a RPI / Mono. Having played with a little, I’ve ultimately abandoned that line of approach. This is not directly a reflection on Mono – no doubt the team behind that have done an incredible job of developing a platform well beyond […]
Drum kit took a bit of a hiatus during a bit of house renovation. iPhone timelapse here of setting it up again.
For reasons I won’t go into, I have an unnecessarily complicated set of requirements: Dev environment is Windows 10 + Visual Studio 2015 running as a virtual machine inside VMWare Fusion on Max OSX 10.11.6 Target application is .NET 4.5.2 running on a Raspberry Pi 3 under Mono App must […]
I’m not a gamer. Well, I’m in to gaming, but not in the sense of those who obsessively invest a lot of time and money in consoles and games and unlocking every last gold coin, hidden mission and easter egg*. The good old days? As kids we had Amstrads, and […]
Have been looking for a small surface planer and edge jointer for some time and although there a few things out there, some of the cheaper models (e.g,. Silverline) I was a bit suspicious of. If you’re trying to make things flat and square, then you really need the machine […]