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24 Dec 2017

Favourite Photo of the Month 2017

Favourite Photo of the Month 2017

As is traditional, here’s a roundup of my favourite photos of the year. Not necessarily my best, by my personal favourites, whether they’re good photos or good memories. Luckily I had a good selection to choose from thanks to my 365, which finished back in October. Click through for full‐size versions. January Sarah and the […]

12 Jun 2017

Mission to Destiny

Mission to Destiny

A long time ago, I got Paul Darrow — Avon from Blake’s 7 — to sign a lovely big publicity still from the series. The photo features Avon, Blake (Gareth Thomas) and Vila (Michael Keating.) A couple of years after I got Paul’s autograph, I asked Gareth Thomas to add his own, at the Nexus 2000 convention in Bristol. […]

13 Feb 2017

Pedal to the Metal

Pedal to the Metal

Igor’s posts about putting together a guitar pedal kit inspired me to buy myself one for my birthday. I chose the Britannia pedal, a Vox AC30 simulation circuit from runoffgroove.com. I found that Jed’s Peds, a UK supplier, were selling a Britannia kit including a PCB and pre‐drilled box, which was very handy. I’m pretty […]