For the past few days we have been on an enforced sabbatical from the Internet, brought on from the fact that thieves stole the telephone cables supplying broadband, TV and telephone to our house (and many other houses in the area). Of course, this provided a grand opportunity to catch up (or re-watch) aContinue reading “Geek moment of the day…”
The Portuguese military is hosting an exercise in Ovar, near Porto, and each day the helicopters are flying over Oiã. There are only about 8 or 10, but it is fascinating to watch them go over. When you flick through these images, see if you can spot the airmen sitting on the edge of theContinue reading “Helicopters exercising over Oiã”
Found while I was looking for some glue to repair my slippers (probably to much information already)…
Fantastic beauty! MT @cmdr_hadfield: Tonight’s Finale: Sand & water playing hide and seek on the African east coast. twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield/… — Phil Plait (@BadAstronomer) April 27, 2013
I was actually looking for some speaker cable in the attic when I came across this little fellow. It is, of course, Emperor Zurg from Toy Story 2. Now he’s happy in the office next to my Mars Attacks! blaster.
This image probably needs no explanation, but for those who don’t know, William Shatner, of Star Trek fame, tweeted the astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is the Flight Engineer on the International Space Station. Hadfield replied to the tweet in the language of Star Trek. The response is something that Sulu or Scotty might have uttered onContinue reading “Yesterday on Twitter there was a pure piece of Nerd-gold”
Movember is nearly over, and I think we can genuinely call this a moustache now. There is still time to contribute to this worthy charity at http://mobro.co/keithdevereux
Well, you know what happened here. I had a beautifully framed image of the cat looking right at me. But no, I thought, I need to be just that little bit to the right before… Damn!
Here’s my update for Movember. There is still time to contribute at http://mobro.co/keithdevereux