“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 […]
Drum kit took a bit of a hiatus during a bit of house renovation. iPhone timelapse here of setting it up again.
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 […]
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 […]
A year or so ago I picked up a secondhand Bosch PCM-8S compound mitre saw for my workshop. Handy little saw, handles most things I need to do. One thing I accepted at the time was the built in Led lights and laser didn’t work. Didn’t think much of it […]
CLASSIC FIRST WORLD PROBLEM. You’re literally enthralled in some parliamentary debate about brex.. zzz. Wait, stay with me. It could be anything. Teletubbies, Point Break, you know ‘late night TV’ Whatever, doesn’t matter – at some point, you gotta go to the little boys/girls room and respond to nature. (Especially […]