There’s probably some deep connection I’m missing.
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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 […]
I thought this was a wonderful radio documentary on the decline of the steel industry on Teesside: *sniff* http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00t5zp5/Archive_on_4_Redcar_Made_of_Steel/
Unusually for me, I here recommend a foodstuff! It’s a synthesis of a couple of different recipes I found, so probably not authentic Hungary-food, but quite tasty. Things you will need: Stewing beef Onions Potatoes Bacon Beef stock Paprika Caraway seeds Garlic Some of these ingredients seem a bit suspicious but they’re probably OK in […]
I’ve been working in Slough for 10 months now but I never knew about the extensive system of caves recently discovered under Tesco! * May not be accurate
If you live in the Slough area it can’t have escaped your notice that Slough bus station is currently being demolished under the guise of the Heart of Slough regeneration project and replaced with a strange hybrid of a crustacean and a fan heater that changes colour with the weather (I’m not joking). The library […]