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Thu 17 January 2019

A Green Shave

Posted by Andy in Misc   

There has been lots of talk about shaving and what it means to be a man.I think real men shave with a safety razor or a cut-throat razor. I think i'm just recycling ideas presented here and here but i do think that these two razors offer:

  1. A great …

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Wed 04 January 2017

Being the lesser man

Posted by Andy in Misc   

I need to be the lesser man, well actually 22% lesser. Over the last two years, I've had two major operations which means that I've not been very active. I've not ballooned in weight but I'm not as light as I should be. In a dream world, I could do …

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Tue 06 December 2016

Coffee: Friend or Foe

Posted by Andy in Misc   

I've been drinking coffee regularly since 2001! It all started by sitting next to the drippy coffee machine during my PhD and having a monster mug. Over time, I've got used to drinking loads of coffee and moving to Hungary didn't help. The bucket of coffee has been replaced by …

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Mon 24 August 2015

Droning on

Posted by Andy in misc   

Being a Boy, i like new toys and one of the toys I was most excited about was for my 36th birthday - A flying drone with a camera module. I've not mastered flying by any means but here are the first few videos from my latest adventures. The drone is …

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Thu 16 April 2015

My Achilles

Posted by Andy in Misc   

I've snapped my Achilles tendon in my right foot. It wasn't a moment of sport-fuelled madness, just a step in the middle of a game with no one around. No pain, no warning signs. Well 8 days in the hospital, 5 waiting for surgery and three recovering. I then hopped …

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Thu 01 January 2015

Still very English

Posted by Andy in Misc   

First blog of the new year and that is the only calendar reference. Two things have recently happened which still highlight how english I am and how that after 6 years living in Hungary, I still can't get my head round how things work here

  1. Glasses - I bought a pair …

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Sat 12 July 2014

Two Shades of Shada

Posted by Andy in Misc   

I've been a fan of Doctor who informally for many many years but my rediscovering happenead when on a conference to Salzberg, I bought a Dr who book to read. The Shadow of the Glass is awesome book and sent me spinning into the time vortex once more.

Now, today …

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