The Other Drone Zone

I saw a video of the Parrot AR 2.0 drone half a year ago or so and thought it looked like a lot of fun. Up until this point I’d been a $35 indoors RC helicopter kind of pilot. You know, weak IR, line of sight that kind of thing. I’d experimented a few times…

The Masters

Australia is representing well at this year’s US Masters challenge at Augusta. It’s been on pretty early in the morning, so I’ve missed most of the live coverage although I caught the last three holes of round two this morning.  The rest of the tournament I’ve been following through masters.com which, golf content aside, is…

Stumpy’s Plight

Returning from work one evening I pulled into the driveway and saw a possum sitting in the middle. Literally caught in the headlights, he looked in terror and then turned around and started to hop away. But his top speed was snail pace, because missing is his back right leg and all of his tail….

Welcome back

I’ve been meaning to do something about the look n feel of this place for a while now. In my head I’ve known pretty much what I wanted but of course things are always easier in your head… I stumbled across this template after doing a bit of a search and found it refreshing. Even…

The Baker’s Dozen

New goal: 13 loaves of bread from the River Cottage Bread Book. I’ve seen how easily it can be done, now it’s just about practice. Water, yeast, salt and flower for the win!