Manufacturing electronics at home

Manufacturing electronics at home

I've been enjoying a new e-mail newsletter by James Bowman of Excamera Labs. James is the creator behind awesome electronics projects like the Gameduino 2, a full colour touchscreen for Arduino. He has a bunch of new projects at the…

Bobotie

Bobotie

On Sunday I made some bobotie and we had the leftovers for dinner tonight. It is a typical South African dish mainly consisting of mince meat with raisins and covered with an egg-milk mixture, baked in the oven. We got…

3D printing a stand for my Ananas

3D printing a stand for my Ananas

In December I got the Ananas soldering kit as part of a Boldport Club subscription. The Ananas is a three-dimensional PCB with LEDs that flash with different timings. It was great fun soldering it together in January, but I wanted…

Stitching a blanket

Stitching a blanket

I'm just sitting around this lazy Sunday afternoon stitching my son's blanket and watching some tennis. We cut his favourite blanket into four pieces, so that there is always one of them available when he needs it. I've never stitched…

We bought a house!

We bought a house!

We just bought our first house! We've been living in Swansea for almost six years now, so it was probably good time to get a home of our own. It's been an interesting experience purchasing a property here in the…