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Wed 18 May 2016

A year(+1 day) of being a Pastor

Posted by Andy in Theology   

On Pentecostal Monday 2015 (A National Holiday) - I was officially ordained, on crutches, in a kilt as a Pentecostal minster. Here are some of my random thoughts from the first year in office:

  1. The Best decision I ever made was stepping back from being the Pastor at the center and …

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Wed 04 May 2016

A quicky saucy post

Posted by Andy in Theology   

With the abundance of eggs from our farm, I feel the need to make scrambled eggs more frequently. After blasting the eggs with 2.4 GHZ EM radiation for about 3 minutes, the eggs are cooked and then I feel the call of the sauce! In my early childhood, I …

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Tue 08 March 2016

Slowly migrating towards Python3

Posted by Andy in Computers   

Python is a cool programming language which has the right mix of useability with speed - It is a good allround tool and ideal for my to use at home for automation of devices. In the time it would take to write a C code to open a file, I can …

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Wed 30 December 2015

Thermosflask

Posted by Andy in computers   

As part of the farm renovations, the central heating thermostat is now in a room which does not have a radiator. This would leave the heater permanently on and isn't a great solution. The raspberrypi has come to the rescue and I've written a python program to control the heating …

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Sat 03 October 2015

Wireless House

Posted by Andy in Computers   

The invitel house adsl is terrible. For the privedge of 7,000 HUF, we had an amazing 125 kbp/s download speed on a good day. This combined with the usually drunk service engineers, poor quality service/phone support had to be put up with this as there wasn't another …

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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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Fri 24 July 2015

A crash course in fasting

Posted by Andy in Theology   

The last 6 weeks I've been feeling that food has dominated my life. By this i mean that every emotion was accompanied by food, both the highs and the lows. I decided that this needed to be broken and I set myself the ambitious goal of a liquid-only fast for …

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Sun 24 May 2015

Pycast - My entry into podcasting

Posted by Andy in Computers   

The poor internet on the farm due to the communist phone line means that a long slow downloads is required to take place over the night. This low-power server then sync using the excellent Syncthing (see here for my thoughts re this). This downloads includes podcasts which I have a …

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Mon 11 May 2015

That syncing feeling

Posted by Andy in Computers   

Having multiple computers requires a level of file syncing between them. My initial venture was to use dropbox which uses an Amazon S3 implementation to act as a server and middle-man. I wasn't hosting sensitive information so the risk of hacking; Bugs; backdoors or DB being forced by one or …

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