I took a walk in Gateshead this morning. I had business at the Civic Centre, so thought I would check on progress (if any) that Gateshead Council had made in tidying up the disgraceful state of the once-proud Gateshead High Street. I documented my walk with pictures, all 250Mb of which are too much to [...]
A couple of things didn’t happen this week – yes, I know, many trillions of things did happen, but most of them were insignificant in the grand scheme of ‘even-bigger’ things.
First, scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider are starting to admit that the Higgs Boson is an even smaller needle in an even larger [...]
My Challenge – draw this in your favourite drawing package.
What is it? It’s an irregular polygon. Well, OK then, it’s a skeleton sketch for the top and bottom of a rather specialised speaker cabinet.
Now I can rough out this shape easily on paper using a pencil and my eye. For better results a 60deg [...]
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Touting himself as a retired FSB operative, but believed by police to be an active Azerbajani bus conductor, he is wanted in connection with a spate of PC power supply failures in the Cullercoats area. Sometimes alone, but at other times being known [...]
Because of my total inability to ‘do nothing’, whilst in the Throne Room, on my way I usually pick up at random, a magazine from my enormous stash of electronics mags from the past. Most of these magazines are now long extinct, and I’ve often mused as to the reason. The truth is there are [...]