Books 19 to 22, from Dinosaurs to Butterflies!

Tas and I are listing to the Harry Potter Audiobooks at home, and I have had The Tales of Beedle the Bard at my parents for a while, and had not got round to reading it as of this. I am not counting Audiobooks in the 100 book challenge (I listen to about one a […]

100 Book, Physics, Railway, Science, Trains June 15, 2012 Skippy One comment

Hippy’s cause trouble

Some of you may think I have some hippy tendancys; being that I live on a boat, and that I plan to be as off grid as I can, bma and I have over a number of years had a smiler talk; he is a fan of Greenpeace, the Green party, and CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament). However […]

100 Book, Family, Geeky, Mac June 13, 2012 Skippy 2 comments

Why eBooks changed my reading habit.

I read Delkaetre’s post on why she doesn’t have an ebook reader yet; I do have a Kindle, which I use in place of my book shelf most of the time. Her reasons for not liking an ebook reader include being able to Survive a fall onto a hard surface, (Readers are more fragile than books) Survive […]

100 Book, Geeky, Hosting May 28, 2012 Skippy No comments

Book 9: DNS Management Guide

I use 123-reg as my domain registrar, I found this DNS Management Guide on there site. Its not a very big book; but it gives a nice quick overview to DNS, and gives examples of how to use different records. A records, CNAME records, MX records, nameservers…… confused? What will this guide help me with? This guide contains […]

100 Book, Geeky, Hosting, Mac, Wordpress May 28, 2012 Skippy No comments

Book 8: Using OS X Lion Server at Home: A Step by Step Guide

We Got Served’s “Using OS X Lion Server at Home: A Step by Step Guide” by Terry Walsh is a good introduction to OS X Lion Server, I read this one after reading Using Mac OS X Lion Server: Managing Mac Services at Home and Office, Its more aimed at setting up OS X Lion Server […]

100 Book, Geeky, Hosting, Mac, Wordpress May 28, 2012 Skippy No comments

Book 7: Using Mac OS X Lion Server: Managing Mac Services at Home and Office

Charles Edge’s “Using Mac OS X Lion Server: Managing Mac Services at Home and Office” (published by O’Reilly books) is a good introduction into the setting up and configuring of Mac OS X Lion Server, its aimed at small workgroup installs, such as Home, SOHO, or Schools. If you’re considering a Mac OS X server for […]

100 Book, Geeky, Maker May 20, 2012 Skippy No comments

Book 6: 21 Projects Guaranteed to Keep Your Kids Occupied This Weekend

Instructables “21 Projects Guaranteed to Keep Your Kids Occupied This Weekend” is a free Kindle book, that I picked up to have a read of; there are some cool projects in it that would be worth a look at doing with the Cub Scouts 🙂 21 Projects Guaranteed to Keep Your Kids Busy This Weekend […]