Railway, Trains, Transport June 25, 2018 Skippy 2 comments

Skippy’s Rail Conditions of Carriage

Wikipedia calls contracts like the National Rail Conditions of Carriage / Travel a Standard form contract: A standard form contract (sometimes referred to as a contract of adhesion, a leonine contract, a take-it-or-leave-it contract, or a boilerplate contract) is a contract between two parties, where the terms and conditions of the contract are set by […]

Uncategorized April 27, 2018 Skippy No comments

More Butterflies

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2017/raspberry-pi-zero-w-headless-time-lapse-camera https://github.com/geerlingguy/pi-timelapse ==== Set up pre boot ==== Since the /boot partition is accessible by any computer with an SD card reader, wifi configuration is now much simpler. A typical wpa_supplicant.conf file is: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=«your_ISO-3166-1_two-letter_country_code» network={ ssid=”«your_SSID»” psk=”«your_PSK»” key_mgmt=WPA-PSK } For headless setup, SSH can be enabled by placing a file named ‘ssh’, […]

Uncategorized March 10, 2018 Skippy No comments

Boats in Birmingham

Tamarisk wanted to go to Birmingham University to look at master’s courses, once we were walking back to the car, we walked along the canal and saw the ‘Solar Kingfisher‘ and a podboat.

Uncategorized February 8, 2018 Skippy No comments

Oops I got knocked of my bike

The other driver who knocked me off, well lets say his car is not as ok as it could be.

Uncategorized January 18, 2018 Skippy 8 comments

Operation Considerate

Every so often GMP (Greater Manchester Police) run something they call Operation Considerate, where they sit at the side of the road and catch up with Cyclists cycling on the pavement, or with out lights, and occasionally talk to car drivers for much more serious offences (Driving without Insurance etc). However one thing they seem […]

Butterfly, Geeky May 12, 2017 Skippy No comments

We have butterflies!

Although one of them is a little deformed.

Guess what this is…