Toys

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Project Project!

Lightbulb moment on a BenQ Projector For some reason that escapes me at the moment, if only there was some media coverage, I seem to be at home more often than I was this time […]
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256GB iPod upgrade

Having re-ripped my entire CD collection lossless, I needed more space on my ageing 2006 iPod. Apart from the disk capacity (80GB) it all worked fine, and this particular version is supposedly the finest sounding […]
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Building a Brompton Dynamo Wheel

My Brompton needed a new front wheel, so I thought I’d replace it with one with a dynamo hub. I’d built one of these for my “normal” bicycle and liked the battery-free endless light power […]
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Bicycle Fit

or How Not to Buy a Bicycle So you want to get fit, have fun, reconnect with the outdoors and indulge in the simple pleasure of transporting yourself without motors, oil, batteries or petrol. It’s […]
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Pitch Perfect

In spite of my cynicism about the whole area of hifi, youthful habits never die. They merely echo through middle age. As such, I acquired a new record player. It is a Denon DP50L. It […]
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Brompton Bicycle

I used to use my Brompton for the daily commute, which was about 10km each way. It was as fast as my other ( lightweight touring ) bicycle. Past tense used only because my wife […]