World of Cheese

Mon 04 May 2015

Grive is dead, long live drive

Posted by Andy in computers   

I'm using pelican in conjunction with google drive to make/host this blog. In order for this to work, I need a local copy of the drive folder and this was done admirably by grive. However, its lack of development has limited it use as the authentication service which it …

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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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Fri 03 October 2014

While my guitar gently dies ...

Posted by Andy in Music   

I've been using a Yahama APX-8D for many years. Its a great guitar with a nice sound balance, volume, size and weight. The only problem is that the on-board active electronics are slowly dying. I've had them service once in Bristol, UK, but once more, the unit is producing lots …

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Sat 30 August 2014

A technically good blog post

Posted by Andy in Theology   

Over the summer of sport including a World Cup and some cricket, I've heard the term "Technically Good" being used to describe a player. It seems to be a complement and criticism in one. Someone who is technically good means that the way they play their sport is good, they …

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Sat 09 August 2014

Thought-proving quote

Posted by Andy in Theology   

If you asked any Christian before the birth of the modern era and the Enlightenment, “what is the foundation of Christianity?”, they would say “Jesus Christ.” If you asked many Christians that same question today in the post-Enlightenment world, they would respond, “the Bible.”

Micheal Gungor 1 and while you …

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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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Thu 29 May 2014

Early Morning

Posted by Andy in Misc   

I love the early Morning,
feeling the chill of the air.
Knowing the world is waking up
feeling the potential

The rising sun and lack of clouds
foretell a day's heat and toll
but here at this moment,
there is still

I just hate it is at 5am,
why not …

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Wed 30 April 2014

The Destroyer

Posted by Andy in Misc   

So far in the last month or so, I have broken/destroyed/lost

  1. The chaplaincy table
  2. The Kitchen tap
  3. 1 Raspberrypi
  4. 1 Router
  5. 1 Usb to Sata cable
  6. 1 Ipod classic headphone jack
  7. 1 set of headphones
  8. Home Internet
  9. The light switch on my indestructable phone
  10. Several lightbulbs in the …

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