Mat and I went to the NSME ground on one of their club running days. Peter, the chairman, very kindly gave us both an impromptu lesson on driving a miniature steam train. It is not too hard, but stressful considering … Continue reading →
I’ve migrated this domain to a new server – visitors should notice very little difference, but one minor advantage is that this website is now available via IPv6! For those early adopters interested, I’ve put a graphic on the sidebar showing if you’ve reached us from IPv4 or IPv6 (hosted by Litech Systems Design).
It’s a bit de rigeur, but after finishing some etching last meeting, and with a bit of time left, we cut an RPi case in 3mm acrylic. The design is from Adafruit, and has the nice feature of snapping together, with no bolts, screws, or glue required!
Aside from one miss where one letter from one label was cut instead of etched, it came out quite well. This was I think £3 of material and £2 of cutting time on the laser.
Just for interest, The Register have been intermittently updating their “geek’s guide” to the UK, and today’s article is about the National Lift Tower in Northampton. I wonder if they’d ever let us have a look around?