Network? Simple!

Warning: extremely interesting and captivating blog post ahead. I posed a question to some nerdy computery mates about the use of Ethernet over Powerlines, and one of them made a comment “I’ve always been confused about the complexity of your home network setup”… to which I thought “It’s not THAT …

Coronavirus links

While I don’t profess to being an information source of any great insight or credibility, I thought it might be useful to collect a few links that I found particularly informative regarding the current crisis gripping the globe. The science of soap – here’s how it kills the coronavirusPall Thordarson …

Got teatowel done!

People who’ve known me a while will know that I’m a bit of a fan of a cheesy souvenir teatowel, and some of you may also be up to speed with my feelings on Brexit. So when the Conservative Party announced that they were celebrating “Getting Brexit Done” with a …

Brexit: a few thoughts for posterity

Given that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union is not only one of the most significant political decisions made in this country in the last 70 or so years, but also about the *only* thing anybody’s been talking about for the last 3 months (note: I started typing …

Hellooooooooo, Fresh!

Right, so this is going to sound like an advert.  But it ain’t. I can honestly put my hand on heart and say that Hello Fresh has landed a huge boon right in our kitchen. For those not in the know – Hello Fresh is a subscription meal service, where …

Mum’s Trip

In July 2015 my Mum was scheduled to fly over from Adelaide and stay with us here in Bristol for a couple of months, because it’s nice to get away – especially in winter. In May 2015 one morning I woke up and immediately knew something was wrong, and confirmed …