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Our honeymoon in Madeira

2014-10-15 17.03.01

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

One of the wedding presents that Bobbie and I received from my parents was our honeymoon. Our chosen destination was Madeira, a small island 400 miles off the west coast of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean. We booked in to the Alto Lido Hotel, Funchal…

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Black Wolf + Fire Red Empress + The Reaper at The Bullingdon, Oxford

2014-09-13 20.32.47

Sat, 13 Sep 2014

After the disappointment of Sub89 in Reading, it was good to get a 2nd chance to see Black Wolf play again. Bobbie and I hadn’t been to The Bullingdon before and we were surprised to see how similar it was the the Talking Heads in Southampton.…

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The marriage of Bobbie and Simon

2014-07-26 17.29.37

Sat, 26 Jul 2014

Bobbie and I got engaged in November 2013 - after two years together. Bobbie had always wanted to be married over the blacksmith’s anvil in Gretna Green. Who was I to argue with her? We had invited a small group of family members to the…

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Building A Raspberry Pi VPN Part One: How To Build A Server

Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Trust no one and build a server that encrypts your Web data from prying eyes. First Steps 1) Boot up and change your password. If you’re still using the default username (pi) and password (raspberry), it makes the rest of this security project…

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How to use the Raspberry Pi camera software

Thu, 27 Mar 2014

raspivid is a command line application that allows you to capture video with the camera module, while the application raspistill allows you to capture images. -o or -output specifies the output filename and -t or -timeout specifies the amount of…

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