The seventh year of participating in the BGBW, was tinged with an amount of sorrow and trepidation. As regular readers will be aware, the tree of delight is no more, having been blown down in the storms earlier this month. As this was used as a landing pad by the birds, before feeding on the [...]
I’ve just taken delivery of the first of this week’s two watches, the legendary Seiko Orange Monster or if you’re being precise, model ref: SKX781K. The watch has achieved much fame on the internet for providing a huge amount of watch, literally and figuratively, for bugger all money.
After having held it in my hands [...]
No that’s not a mis-spelling, but the name of the latest gadget I’ve bought for my computer elucidation and enjoyment. The Motorola Xoom 1, which is I suppose what we should call it now that a Xoom 2 has been released, is a 10″ tablet computer running the open-sourced, Linux based, Google owned, operating system, [...]
Bad news comes in threes, or so they say. It’s superstitious nonsense of course but I’ve had two of the three recently.
First, the gales blew off part of my garage roof and a neighbour allegedly “assisted” by cutting off part of it which was flapping around. This will cost money and has already cost [...]
The recent storms have caused a great deal of damage around dkpw towers. I’d spotted the damage to my garage, how could I not, but it was a shock this morning to look out of my bedroom window and see this; the terrible remnants of the tree of delight and my neighbours’ bird [...]