My beloved Corus pen has passed away. I acquired it over two years ago at a careers fair along with a steel pot of mints that was surprisingly hard to open. I’ve used it ever since, tucked in the spiral of my notebook. But finally it has run out of ink. It’s been everywhere with […]
Archives for musings
Here’s one I assembled earlier: I’m going on a camping trip in a few weeks. Sooo unprepared.
I love More or Less on Radio 4. I did squee so much when it came back for a new series. It isn’t easy to make statistics both fun and intelligible. Also, I got horribly sunburnt yesterday . But only on the top of my arms and face and not where my watch goes so […]
It’s a real place! Best name ever. Here it is: View Larger Map
There’s probably some deep connection I’m missing.
I have a new toy! It’s a tiny computer. Specifically a BeagleBoard-xM. Here it is next to a pen for comparison: Inside is a TI OMAP3530 SoC containing an ARM Cortex A8 core, TI C64x DSP, and a PowerVR GPU. As well as 512MB RAM and 256MB NAND flash. It supports tons of peripherals including […]
Wish I lived there.
A few weeks ago I found my granddad’s old camera in a box in our attic. Intrigued, I hunted around a bit on the intertubes and discovered it was quite a nice camera in its period. It’s a Voigtländer Vito B produced in West Germany. This is the upgraded model dating from 1956 with a […]
Raw milk! Fresh, flavoursome, rich and creamy, and straight from the cow! Nothing beats the the wholesome taste of raw milk! Here’s a glass of that scrumptious substance I had yesterday. Held bravely by my mum, who was inexplicably terrified of it. I’d recommend it to anyone!
I may well have mentioned Station Jim on this blog previously, but I don’t think I have devoted a whole article to him, which he most certainly deserves. This is Station Jim. He is a dead dog. Very very dead. In fact, he has been dead and on display at Slough train station for over […]