Introducing GamerGirl

Introducing GamerGirl
I’d like to introduce you all to GamerGirl!

It’s been quite an eventful fortnight

It's been quite an eventful fortnight
Riding high after the amazing weekend in Plymouth with Young Rewired State, I came home once again raring to get back to work on something techy.

Key Stage 5 Performance Tables

I’ve been having a lot of “fun” producing my KS5 analysis these past two days. Once I got my head around why my MIS was including certain non-Y13 results [double AS grades are apparently picked up by SIMS regardless of age; this appears to be a judgement call as to whether to include them immediately as ...

The release of BertUI and why I love XAML 1

The release of BertUI and why I love XAML
I’ve been getting increasingly annoyed with my HTPC. It’s not that it’s lacking any features, it does everything I want it to, it’s just that using XBMC as the main UI has become cumbersome. Don’t get me wrong, I love XBMC; it’s a fantastic piece of open source software and without it, I’d have really struggled ...

SenseBoard, Raspberry Pi and making them talk with Python 3

SenseBoard, Raspberry Pi and making them talk with Python
Read on to find out how I made a Raspberry Pi talk to a SenseBoard using Python, and how you can do it too.

KS5 Facilitating Subjects QAN List in TSV Format

KS5 Facilitating Subjects QAN List in TSV Format
As you may be aware, there is a new government measure for KS5 students whereby certain subjects are now deemed “facilitating” subjects. More info here: User Guide and resources page for 16-18 Schools/Colleges – The Department for Education That’s all well and good, but in so far as I can tell these subjects are only ...

Review: Don’t Look Back

Review: Don't Look Back
Short but beautiful, Don’t Look Back is an Android gaming classic.

Review: Impress Coffee Brewer 2

Review: Impress Coffee Brewer
I’ve just received one of the first batch of Impress Coffee Brewer’s from Gamila Company and wanted to share my thoughts so far. If you’ve never heard of the Impress before, it’s a “one-cup-at-a-time hand crafted coffee brewer.”

Lomography Film

Following a discussion in the I Shoot Film Group over on flickr, it became clear that quite often people are not really sure what they’re getting when they purchase film from Lomography.

Hello World 5

Hello and welcome to my new website. I’ll be using this website as a central host for projects that I’m working on that you may find useful and also to share a few of my hobbies.