Jul 132014
 July 13, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off
Mandy and Freya found a little friend by the greenhouse this morning.
Jun 242014
 June 24, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off
This morning I had a swim with these people (who are mostly Redcaps). We swam up to Thorpe Bay Yacht Club from just opposite Burges Terrace (Bastion), so that’s about 2km. We did it in just under 40mins. I was the only skins swimmer, but I think a few of the others are contemplating ditching [...]
Jun 222014
 June 22, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off
On Sunday, with Mandy still away, I thought I would try out NY Hot Dogs which is almost opposite the Pier. It’s just opened and I thought it would be good, because of what I’ve read on the web: gourmet hotdogs? Is there such a thing… How wrong can you be? Firstly it’s almost next [...]
Jun 222014
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Yesterday Angus and myself went to TAP where we geeked out at the Raspberry Pi Jam. Angus learnt how to solder, brush up his Arduino skills and get some ideas for future projects. He also made up a patch cable. I have enrolled on a MOOC and am encouraging Ross and Angus to sign up for [...]
Jun 172014
 June 17, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off

The skateboarders who frequent the area outside Southend Victoria train station have given the £50k sculpture a makeover. A skateboard, Vans trainers and an energy drink have all been added. I for one like what they’ve done :)