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Everything looks better in helvetica

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12th Nov 2008, 15:47   | tags:,comments (1)

World of Steam

lensbaby day at the steam museum. last day "in steam" this year. was
interesting.
3rd Nov 2008, 15:09   | tags:,,,comments (2)

firework safety.

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don't, whatever you do, get a box of "Standard" fireworks, tape them all together with insulation tape, stand them in their own packaging on a plastic garden table and light them all at once*.

or at least do be careful when you do.



* thinking about it, this is probably the safest bonfire night I've had for years. it's normally a lot more experimental than this.
3rd Nov 2008, 03:08   | tags:,,comments (5)

armoured

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steel mesh over all the routes in should keep that mouse out our food
cupboard. stylish in-cupboard uplighting only temporary.
29th Oct 2008, 13:15   comments (0)

still

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20th Oct 2008, 02:31   | tags:,,comments (3)

more bat action

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getting better at this. full manual, this time.

f6-ish, plus fastish shutter (125-160) to try to get some details on the bats..
17th Oct 2008, 14:02   | tags:,,,,comments (4)

bat, man

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13th Oct 2008, 18:50   | tags:,,,,comments (14)

new car!

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New new too. Turned out buying new was cheaper, by quite some margin, than buying secondhand.

It's a Panda Dynamic 1.3 Multijet Turbo Diesel. Fiat's awesome common rail JTD engine. I'm very much loving that.

It's nice to drive, a good combination of driving response, economy (official figure is 65mpg combined), low emissions (tax band B - ?35/year!) and fun. It is fun, too. Not quite as fun as a mini cooper, but at least as much fun as a 205.
6th Oct 2008, 15:41   | tags:,,comments (15)