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Subaru Forester window motor replacement

March 10, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

A quick video showing that it’s possible to replace an electric window motor on a Subaru Forester (in my case a 2003 Subaru Forester XT SG Turbo ABC Etc. without totally taking the whole car apart. Who knew?! (Well no-one, apparently, hence why I made the video. Duh.) Full schematic […]

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Setting up iPhone 7 from iPhone 6 backup

February 13, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Have just upgraded my iPhone – from a 6 to a 7. I was wary but not too bothered about the backup/restore process as this is one thing that Apple/Mac/iPhone is usually really good at. It should just be a case of Plug in old phone. Backup Disconnect old phone. […]

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AS #022 – More Blinds – Les Ormes Resort, Jersey

February 4, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Deja Vu. Funny thing. It’s like I’ve already written this before. I mean like I’ve literally written this before. BUT there are roofs – rooves? – no, roofs. Hmm. Many of them. Roof – plural. And IN THOSE ROO*s there must be windows. And those windows must be awesome. IF […]

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AS #021 – Amaizin Adventure Park – Jersey

February 1, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

NOW, I’m not one to be overly critical – well, at least not unnecessarily – but when you go somewhere that says they are AMAIZIN (which is even more amazing than amazing) then let’s face it you’re gonna expect something amaizin, erm, amazing, well… something. BUT to be honest, there […]

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Sample Python code to query Wunderlist API

December 30, 2016 Matt Thornton 0

So I’ve been working on a simple application at home, part of which I want a list of items, which I want to be able to control from Wunderlist. As a relative novice to Python, I was looking around for some pre-built library that I could just plug in to […]

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AS #020 – Tamba Park – Jersey

November 20, 2016 Matt Thornton 0

Tamba Park is a dinosaur-themed, um, theme park. You might have thought that a park full of dinosaurs would yield all sorts of prehistoric switch-y goodness. BUT NO! Apparently the switches of awesomeness back in those times were in the mooooooood room. And hey voila – some twinky lights… on […]