2019-04-01T17:54:01+01:00May 24th, 2014|


I’ve moved this blog

2019-04-01T17:54:01+01:00May 8th, 2014|

I have moved from blogger to self hosted Wordpress as things kept going wrong with blogger. The latest problem was the images disappeared, caused by me deleting some images on my phone to make some room, and this automatically deleted them from the google cloud too. A bit frustrating about the images, but the migration was simple and I used this advice to do it... http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-switch-from-blogger-to-wordpress-without-losing-google-rankings/

My old boss invented the Hyperloop before Elon musk had thought of it

2019-04-01T17:54:02+01:00August 8th, 2013|

I worked near Cheltenham for Andy Marks and his wife Brenda at Skyscan aerial photography 20 years ago. We have kept in touch, and he recently told me about an upcoming fascinating announcement by Elon Musk, the founder of so many interesting venture including PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla cars. Elon's next project is to forward the cause of the Hyperloop tube transport project, which will allow people to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco at 800 mph. The thing is Andy has been working on this idea in his portacabin (shed !) for over a decade, and he has overcome many of the practical problems [...]

Hot turnip juice

2019-04-01T17:54:02+01:00June 26th, 2013|

Tastes like tabasco seawater with upper notes of radish.High in anti oxidants hopefully. Gonna make me live forever.It is called hot turnip juice but actually served chilled.

Sam in with the Lions

2019-04-01T17:54:03+01:00December 15th, 2012|

For his Christmas present Sam got to play with some Lion cubs for 30 minutes at the zoo. see the pics hereOne day he hopes to be a vet.