Light catchers

I really like my wife’s latest DIY project: these colourful light catchers.

Electronics kits are making a big comeback

Electronics kits seem to be popular again and that is terrific news. Our son is excited about electronics and there is so much he can do these days.

Blog migration, destruction and recovery in 873 easy steps

This is a story of momentary triumph, devastation and recovery. It was a collaborative effort but the real hero is Nathan Jeffery who you can read more about at the end of this post (so please keep reading). I had two sites a few days ago which I decided to merge into one. The one […]

Reconstruction in progress

Update (2014-10-28): The site has been restored. You can read all about what happened in this post. I managed to kill my site (again) over the weekend. You’ll notice that there are a couple recent posts and then the posts go all the way back to 2011. That represents efforts over the weekend to restore […]

Lunchtime project: a primitive cardboard projector

Our son is home sick so we came up with the idea of making a cardboard projector during lunch today. We used an old Jungle Oats cereal box, a toilet roll core and cling wrap for a basic lens. We secured the cling wrap using an elastic band (hair elastic in our case) and we […]

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