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    Software engineer. Tea drinker

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    Brompton M6L Weight Saving Project

    by  • January 29, 2017 • Cycling, Journal • 0 Comments

    Schwable Kojak Tyre

    Just under a month ago I bought myself a 2017 Brompton M6L, and I have to say it is incredible. Like most bikes however, especially one constructed of steel; it has a weight penalty. My configuration according to Brompton weighs 11.78kg, I don’t have any accurate luggage scales and Bromptons guide is meant to...

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    Brompton M6L 2017 Review

    by  • January 8, 2017 • Cycling • 0 Comments

    Brompton 2017 M6L

    I am now officially a Brompton owner. After having all sorts of bicycles; mountain bike, touring bike, downhill bike, road bike, even a unicycle. I had never had a folding bicycle. Till now that is. Evans Cycles *shudders* had a sale on their 2016 Bromptons so I purchased a M3L in light blue. Evans...

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    Guide to put your Brompton on a Diet

    by  • January 8, 2017 • Cycling • 0 Comments

    Recently I have joined the countless people around the world who have invested in a Brompton Bicycle. It is an incredible bicycle; the most fun I’ve had on a bicycle for a long time! and already is helping me get around, however at the back of my mind is always the engineer who asks;...

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    OpenCV Colour space and LAB WhitePoint

    by  • June 20, 2016 • Programming • 0 Comments

    Recently I have had the fun task of trying to normalise colours between two sets of images in OpenCV. Being a photographer I thought the easiest way of doing this would be to use a Macbeth Colour Chart such as the datacolor spyderCheckr24 which I have for each of the sets and convert to...

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    Kona Sutra 2015 Build and Review

    by  • June 10, 2015 • Journal • 0 Comments

    Kona Sutra 2015

    My journey with Kona Bikes started off with a 2003 Kona Kahuna, and today I became the proud owner of a 2015 Kona Sutra to add to my collection. The 2015 Kona Sutra is aimed as an intermediate level adventure/touring bike but also suited for your everyday commute or weekend leisure ride over a...

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    Porting WPF applications to Windows Universal Apps

    by  • May 20, 2015 • .Net, Programming • 1 Comment

    Windows Presentation Foundation or WPF is one of the few things of the Windows Vista era that has survived, or that people actually use and enjoy. It was originally called Avalon and was the first step away from GDI32 WinForms based developing which was becoming more and more difficult to create rich engaging applications....

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    Developing Sites for IE7 Compatibility

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Journal • 0 Comments

    When it comes to web design, one of the biggest set backs is trying to accomodate older browsers. Gone are the days where you could put a label stating ‘Best viewed in Netscape’, users expect websites to just work or degrade gracefully. IE6 for the most part has been the nightmare of most developers...

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    Wiltshire Armed Forces Day 2014

    by  • July 1, 2014 • Photography • 0 Comments

      At the weekend I had chance to pop along to the Wiltshire Armed Forces Day 2014 which was being held in a Trowbridge Park, lots of people turned up and there were lots of things to see and do. I’m not a military person myself and ‘the only way to win is not...

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    StephaniePfister.com

    by  • April 9, 2014 • Journal • 0 Comments

    Recently I have been helping my sister set up her website and thus am shamelessly touting it here. She is a woven textile designer with a keen eye for colours. If you secretly have a passion for textiles and weaving as well as technology, be sure to check it out. http://www.StephaniePfister.com

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    5 Easy ways to take better photos

    by  • March 21, 2014 • Journal, Photography • 0 Comments

    Ever looked at your photos and thought they looked dull, or given a 5hr photo slide from a holiday which bored everyone to death. Here’s some easy tips to try out to make interesting and quirky photos. 1. Tell a story One of the easiest things to think about when taking a photo is...

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