Sad day - giving up drones

The FPV goggles appear to be a migraine trigger so I'll be saying goodbye to my drones. It's frustrating and numbing.

I could wait, I could try different things but I don't really have spare time to maintain them and tweak them as is the hobby. In the last 6 days I've had a total of 30 minutes to myself just before bed. Most days I just pass out exhausted.

First Bike Build

Just before Christmas I had a vivid learning experience on the bike...namely how in wet, downhill conditions rim brakes on bikes are simply not that good. Once I'd picked myself up, and done the ride-of-shame home, I decided that I needed to sort out a proper winter bike sooner rather than later.

Adventures in eBay

As part of the pre-move house tidy, we've been getting rid of stuff that we simply don't use, or won't use in the new house. For may part, I've been going through the many crates of stuff I shipped here when we moved from Burghfield Common. I had a huge amount of stuff that had simply not been touched in a decade or more. I've ended up sticking a fair number of items on eBay...I assumed that most of it would go for pennies, however I've had a few stand-out blinders.

Descent : Journeys in the Dark - A Retrospective

For a few years in the 2000's, weekends consisted of a prolonged playthrough of the campaign mode of Descent : Journeys in the Dark. Byrnie, Evil Matt, Aggroboy and myself would meet up every weekend and play though 1-3 of the missions. Absolutely no idea how much time we sank into it, but I remember it being nails hard, even as the power levels of the characters went up and up. We must have sunk hours into it.

I've been activated

So there was a knock on the door the other day and a man posing as a post man handed me a battered amazon box that looked like it had been kicked down a flight of stairs and then run over.

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