Month: May 2014

Photography

The Thames Tunnel

Last weekend TFL allowed some guided tours through Brunel’s Thames Tunnel between Rotherhithe and Wapping. I was lucky enough to get...

Cycling

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

Photo: A blurred image taken at the 1995 Tour de France. Pantani was in the peleton somewhere, although almost certainly not in this image....

Internet

Why I’m Not Installing Facebook Messenger

Facebook and I have an interesting relationship. I’ve been on it quite some time, and have lots of “friends” (more...

Science, TV

Horizon

This year BBC2 is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and as part of those celebrations, its long running science programme, Horizon, is also...

Books, Technology

Uploading Large eBooks to Amazon’s Cloud

A bit of a ramble, but in short – does anyone know how to get large files (over 25MB) into the Amazon Kindle Library aside from via...

Technology

Installing Plex Media Server

Note: Just to be clear – I’ve installed Plex on a DS210j and not a DS214se. This is going to be a bit dry, but it may or may...

Radio

RAJAR Q1 2014

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the past 6 years, and...

Radio

Radio Academy Awards 2014 and a Complete History

Last night at the Grosvenor House in Mayfair, the great, good and a lot of other folk, gathered for the radio industry’s big bash....

Cycling, Photography

Women’s Tour of Britain – Stage 4 – Cheshunt to Welwyn (via Hertford)

In spite of the decidedly uncertain weather prospects, I headed out to Hertford this morning for the fourth stage of the inaugural Friends...

Cycling, Photography

Women’s Tour of Britain – Stage 2 – Bedford

On a fairly wet Thursday, I travelled up to Bedford to see the end of the second stage of the inaugural Friends Life Women’s Tour of...