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Camera Recommendations?

I currently have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200. It’s fine as cameras go, though I have found its ability to take multiple shots in quick succession a bit lacking. I’ve taken it on multiple trips to different parts of the globe, including my recent trip to Peru, or to the much closer steam rally over in […]

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Clear Skies to Start the day

Nice clear blue skies with barely any clouds. That’s what greeted me this morning when I stepped outside the back door of my house for a coffee before heading into the office. Gorgeous start to the day and such a contrast with yesterday’s rather damp and overcast weather! Related Posts:Video: Some More Drone Flying Around […]

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Aretha Franklin in Blues Brothers

Probably the best way to remember Aretha Franklin is with her music. Here she is doing a fantastic rendition of “Think” in the classic film “Blues Brothers” She might be gone, but her music will live on. Related Posts:Reliving the 90s In GermanyMoby With Heather GrahamBeardyman SuperMarketMuppets Revive Queen?A Different Take On Classical Music Perchance?

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Lighting Inspiration Wanted

I’ve been in my house now for about 18 months. Of course there are still things I need to do, but for the most part there’s nothing “pressing”.  One thing, however, has been bugging me a little. Lighting. While I sorted out the lighting in the main areas of the house fairly quickly, I’ve still […]

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Enjoying Vintage Steam in Stradbally

This weekend was a bank holiday and the weather was pretty good, if a little overcast. So I thought I’d head over to Stradbally to the annual steam rally. The event runs over two days and is held in fields outside Stradbally.  And I took my camera (no, not my phone camera – an actual […]

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Microsoft Localisation Fun

Microsoft like a lot of software companies offers localised versions of their software and services. So as a user you can choose which language you want to use in their applications and interfaces. I usually use English for most software I have running across my devices, though I do have multiple language keyboards setup on […]

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Jim Jefferies : This is me now

A few months ago I saw Jim Jefferies live in London’s Eventim Apollo . It was part of his world tour, but also happened to be the evening that they were filming the show for a Netflix special That special was finally released last Friday: As always the show is hilarious and definitely for a […]

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Amazon Finally Launches Prime Delivery in Ireland

After what seems to be aeons of Amazon treating Ireland like a second class citizen they’re finally launching “Amazon Prime” in the Irish market. In an email I got earlier today they’re announcing “unlimited two-day delivery” with Amazon Prime to Irish addresses. It’s not very clear how they decide which items qualify for the free […]

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