Tag: Life

PC Gaming

I recently acquired a 2nd hand video card, and proceeded to purchase Battlefield 4. I really like the game but after a week of playing it. I soon determined I wasn’t so good and perhaps PC Gaming is not something I should be doing. Think I will give PC Gaming a skip and stick to the odd game of Minecraft…

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IceTV and the Skippa pre-order disaster

I pre-ordered my Skippa back on 2nd June, like many others. Looked like a fantastic unit, based on initial suggestions. Hence I put up the money to be an earlier adopter. IceTV wasn’t overly forth coming with an exact delivery, however we would get updates every so often. Below is a timeline of updates that progressed along from the initial…

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Retaining wall damaged

Went to check out the land yesterday and noticed house over the back is getting ready to start, and it appears during the machinery being used to performed this it must of hit the wall causing some damage. As you can see, it already has some battle scars. I should get a photo, as I noticed another lot down the…

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A tribute to Buddy and Bindi

I thought it might be great to share a few photos of Buddy and Bindi over the years. Unfortunately we got Buddy a little before the age of digital cameras. Will dig through some of our old photos and find ones I can scan. Meanwhile, these photos all bring back many memories of them both. It only seems a short…

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Farewell Buddy

Today my wife and I had to say farewell to Buddy, who was the last of our two Labradors we’ve had long before getting married (and before having kids). Buddy was over 14 years old in human years. Those who have followed my blog for a while will remember that we said Farewell to Bindi back on May 11th 2013….

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Lego Train

Recently bought a Lego Train for one of the kids, and I must say after putting it all together. I think it is probably one of the best Lego models ever. Kids seem to think so too.

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Round The Twist

Just happened to notice on Netflix that they had the old TV series “Round The Twist”. I remember this show well, as it was something I watched when I was a child. Just hearing the theme song again gave me a giggle, as that immediately brought back memories from the time.

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Minecraft – New fan

My kids are both very interested in Minecraft and basically would love watching it played by others. Recently purchased it for my oldest child, and while he hasn’t played much yet, I have played it a little and surprised I actual like it. I think you could say I am a new fan to Minecraft, and will probably play a…

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New antenna installed at Caravan

The in laws bought a caravan some months ago that is permanently on site. However the antenna was completely broken. Basically no TV reception at all. Not surprised as the antenna was missing items that are important to how it works. Arranged to purchase a replacement from Jaycar and when I went down to visit we installed the new antenna….

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Initial impression of TP-Link TD-W8960N wireless router

My TP-Link TD-W8960N arrived yesterday, and I cracked open the box. Configured it and installed it onto my ADSL service. If you saw my last post, you will know I am having some ADSL sync issues, which suddenly came out of no where a week ago. Thought it might of been related to a recent tech visit and other problems,…

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