AS #028 – Joey

October 31, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Joey was a plane. Now he brings joy to kids and adults all over the world. (Well, Guernsey.) Mainly through the full-phat selection of awesome switchy goodness.

Choosing a Car – playing with StripThis!

October 31, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

So WAY back in 2005, I put together a silly little comic called Fingers. I have no idea what was going through my head at the time. I imagine it was to try and improve my photoshop skills. Pretty clear to see that it didn’t work as I still suck […]

Everything wrong with ’boutique hotels’

October 27, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

“Jolyon’s at No.10” in Cardiff is everything that’s wrong with ’boutique hotels’. There, I’ve said it. Apologies if this sounds like a splenetic, unwarranted rant… and, honestly, it’s not aimed directly at Jolyon’s… the stay itself was fine (other than a few issues as noted later) and the staff were […]

Debugging a Bosch compound mitre saw… part 2!

April 28, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

I previously wrote about trying to figure out why the Led/Laser switch on my Bosch PCM-8S didn’t work. I determined the switch was faulty. After a bit of a hunt, I found the part here: http://www.powertoolspares.com/tool/bosch/spares-and-accessories-for-slide-mitre-saw-pcm-8-s/3603l02070/spares/ – looks like a good resource. £6 for the switch seemed reasonable – but […]