Work July 28, 2013 Skippy No comments

Universal Job Match

The government has recently started running a “Digital by default” online system. They take online security very seriously… Your username is assigned to you, your password is at least 8 charictors long. you can’t have special characters. your email adddress is locked and never mentioned again So when I lost my username and password, I […]

Geeky, HackSpace, Keyboard, Projects, R-Pi, Tech, Work February 12, 2013 Skippy No comments

Hacky Birtday

On Saturday 23rd FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology [NOT Federation Against Copyright Theft]) are having their buildings 10th Birthday party; Join FACT in celebrating 10 years since the FACT building opened on Wood Street in Liverpool with a family fun day full of party games, birthday cake and arty activities throughout the building. […]

Dundas Basin Elsan Point

The Elsan disposal point at Dundas Basin on the Kennet & Avon Canal was taken out of service back in November 2011 and has remained broken since; British Waterways plan to have a temporary elsan point operational some time in April, with full repairs coming on-line in August this year. BW say the cost of this temporary disposal point at Dundas while it […]

Arduino, Geeky, Mac, Maker, Work February 23, 2012 Skippy 2 comments

Task 72 – Learn to Program

On my Day Zero List is the desire to learn to program; one of the things that people have been playing with in their down time here at Pennant Traning Systems is Project Euler: What is Project Euler? Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical […]

Work January 10, 2012 Skippy No comments

First Week at Work

For the past week I have been working at Pennant Training Systems Limited, which is in Staverton Technology Park, near Gloucester. The job is an intresting one 🙂 However it’s very unlikely there will be any posts like the East London Line, MASCOT, or Flywheel posts from here 🙁 Sorry guys.

Train and Cost

Tomorrow I start a new job in Staverton (near Staverton Airport) its a small village between Cheltenham and Gloucester Swindon to Staverton by Car takes 56 minutes and is 37.1 miles (according to google) and according to This journey would cost me £6, or by train will about an hour ten (not including the half […]