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Computing

High speed M&M sorting machine

High speed M&M sorting machine

M&M sorting machines are a popular project for people who like combining electronics, programming and machine building. I [...]

Life

Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne Grove Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne »

When I needed two new carpets I decided to try a local carpet shop rather than using one of the big [...]


Installing QuietFloor Plus from Sound Service Installing QuietFloor Plus »

As part of my flat redecoration I wanted to add some floor sound proofing to reduce noise coming from [...]


Fixing squeaking floorboards Fixing squeaking floorboards »

Floorboard squeaks and creaks can be very annoying but there are a few ways you can try to fix [...]


Programming

McGaijin Software interview – »

McGaijin Software interview – Learn Hiragana Now!

McGaijin Software have just released their first iOS app “Learn Hiragana Now!” to help you learn the Japanese hiragana alphabet. Here is my interview [Read More]


Money

Batch conversion of historical foreign currency values into a native currency Batch conversion of »

Maybe you are in the situation where you have received payments in a variety of [...]


2012 – 2013 UK tax graphs for income tax and NI 2012 – 2013 »

I’ve been publishing UK tax graphs since the 2008-2009 tax year. It is easy to find tax [...]


Salary vs Dividend graphs for a one man limited company Salary vs Dividend »

Just for fun (and because I couldn't find these anywhere) I’ve made some graphs showing [...]


Japan

Shibamata summer fireworks in Tokyo »

Shibamata summer fireworks in Tokyo

On Tuesday 26th July 2011 I went to see the summer fireworks display at Shibamata, north east of central Tokyo. From the station I had to walk through a traditional street before getting to the park where the fireworks were to take place. I made it to the park by the [Read More]

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