Adventures in C – A betting generator (take two)

Adventures in C – A betting generator (take two)

My Raspberry Pi powered betting generator hit a bit of a roadblock today. I found a batch of LCD1202 screens and wired one up to the Pi. I found a whole load of tutorials and set up guides for using this screen with a Raspi and python, but no matter how...

Adventures in Python: A betting generator

Adventures in Python: A betting generator

This week, I was having a discussion with my other half about football and money and the subject came round to betting. Whenever he goes to the match his mates all chip in a few quid and they put a bet on. The bet is usually the final score AND either the...

Adventures in coding

Adventures in coding

I've been learning to code, on and off, for several years. In the 13 years I spent as a web designer, I picked up a thing or two with regards fixing and tweaking code, but mainly just HTML and CSS and if the Instagram memes are anything to go by, they're...

A New Year, A New Me.

A New Year, A New Me.

We're already 8 days into the new year but I finally know what I want to do differently this year: I want to be visible. I want to stop worrying about what other people think of me, to the point where I don't raise my head above the parapet. I...

Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue

I seem to recall hearing that when I was younger and rolling my eyes dramatically. But today, in a world where everything happens at the touch of a button, maybe we could all do with strengthening our patience. Gone are the days when you would wait 14 days for...

Tripawd Moggins

Tripawd Moggins

Like many crazy cat ladies, I am the proud owner of two cats. Well no, that's not entirely true - I am merely fortunate to be living with the human that two cats selected to be their human slave carer. Today we took our youngest cat, Dexter, to have a front...

The Unelectable Corbyn

The Unelectable Corbyn

Don't let my title fool you. I love Jeremy Corbyn. The media has been biased against Jeremy Corbyn, yet despite that, the Labour Party membership has grown to become the largest party in Western Europe. More than 300,000 members voted him as labour leader this week,...

House Wars: A New Hope

House Wars: A New Hope

Perhaps the one good thing to come out of the referendum is that people are waking up to the idea that there seems to be a lot of corruption and bad decisions being covered up. There’s a lot of lies being told and we’ve had enough.

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