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Manchester Maker Faire

I visited my second Mini Maker Faire on Saturday. This time it was at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. I didn’t get to see the Faire in its entirity because we were knackered after a day walking around the city but here a few of the highlights.   This used to be [...]

Making Monday – Building a PC

Doug’s main PC blew up last week So I built him a new one on Saturday. He’d ordered some parts from Scan (the “it’s a no brainer” bundle) which were packed in an enormous box Here’s And the motherboard in progress. You can see that I’ve already fitted the processor and the fan that keeps it from [...]

Making Monday – Plant Sensor

There are several ways that you can tell if a plant needs water, touching the soil to see if it’s dry or looking to see if the leaves are drooping are just a couple. Or you can look at your Plant Monitor and see if it’s flashing! It’s an electronic sensor that can tell if [...]

Derby Mini Maker Faire

Sunday, Doug and I decided to go to the Mini Maker Faire in Derby. It was held in the Derby Silk Mill which was built on the site of the world’s first factory. There was some stunning yarn bombing outside the Silk Mill.   It was so pretty! It was such a shame that it [...]

Making Monday – Knitting a Phone Case

A short post because I got a new phone today and after charging it, which took a few hours, I spent the rest of the time playing with it It’s the HTC One X and sadly, it didn’t come with a case. To stop it getting scratched  I started knitting a phone sock for it [...]

Such A Bad Blogger…

I haven’t blogged in over two months! Oh lots of reasons why, mainly due to lack of time, and that’s also why KnitCast is late. The Welsh general election has kept me busy at work and sorting through my various hoardings, desperately trying to downsize has kept me a little busy too. Last weekend I [...]