Month: November 2012

November 23, 2012

Further to buying my Nexus 10, I still haven’t shopped around for a suitable music mount. But I have been thinking about what I need to use it in the kitchen. I already have a couple of cookery resources that can be usefully used on…

November 22, 2012

Well, disaster is not quite accurate – back in September, I mentioned that I had been disappointed by some pulled pork I’d cooked, which turned out too salty. I froze it in 3 pouches, and decided to leave it for another day to worry about.…

November 17, 2012

When I first got my Kindle 3 (now named the Kindle Keyboard by Amazon), I toyed with comics on the device, downloading some samples. However a combination of monochrome (albeit nice, crisp monochrome) and a small screen, made it unattractive, and I took it no…

November 17, 2012

A pathetic turnout for the Police and Crime Commissioner election results (some might say a pathetic turnout for a pathetic idea), so one is wary to draw any conclusions from the results. See some analysis here at the Guardian As one might expect, Labour gained…

November 16, 2012

… cos when I unpacked it, it leapt out at me and pushed my eyeballs into my brain. But seriously, it was the Nexus 10 and not the Nexus-6 I got, and I’m blown away with it. Screen is wonderful, although I know I will…

November 11, 2012

This film came out last year, but I’d never heard about it before. Made by the BBC, in partnership with others, it was reshown last night, and is on iPlayer until Nov 18. I found it really interesting. The plot is simple – an unexplained…

November 11, 2012

Haven’t posted anything for a good while about breadmaking, as I haven’t been doing anything exciting. I lost my sourdough starter, and although I know I can get some back from others I gave it to (or start a new sourdough), I haven’t been in…

November 9, 2012

This is just awesome.

November 2, 2012

As I predicted, the UK courts took a dim view of Apple’s mandated statement. Although not held in contempt, they were told to go back and try again. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20165664 The really amusing bit was where council for Apple argued “technical reasons” why it would take…