(re)building the dream

like everybody and their dog (if you’re lucky enough to have one) I’ve been trying to do some bits’n’bobs around the place during the joy that is lockdown. this particular venture is the rehash of my Christmas present Lego Land Defender. I made an heroic effort to construct it first Read more…

ag-grid woes

I’m working on a nice project at the moment which involves using a new plugin for my team => ag-grid. It’s a Datagrid package that promises to add a lot of functionality to our product, with a lot less effort than it would take to try and reinvent the wheel. Read more…

All is good

So far, so much better. It’s unsurprisingly obvious that a positive mindset leads to more stress-free days. The odd ‘blip’ does happen and dealing with them has been a lot more successful than I could have imagined. 2019 was a stinker of a year and I’ve made a conscious effort Read more…

Dark Side

After several years using Android phones I have chosen to go back to Apple. The reasoning is fairly simple and possibly misguided. I’m using my works MacBook Pro more and more these days, so I’m going to try and eek out more of its’ productivity – i.e. joined-up-ness by utilising Read more…

Loch Katrine

AJ and I decided to go away for an overnight camping. I went online and found Loch Katrine campsite. It mentioned the Steamship Sir Walter Scott and cycle routes down the side of the Loch from Stronachlachar. Booking made = chuffed x  2. Then the biblical rain happened over the Read more…

Tent wrestler

So I thought I’d have a quick look at the ‘pop-up’ tent so AJ and I could maybe boost for a day or two. Well, it certainly ‘pops’ out of the bag. Discovered it was missing the pegs it should have had – thanks to ebay that’s now resolved. So Read more…