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Jessops Closed

I was a frequent customer and so was my mum until they went digital. Sad end.

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#iPhone4S #Photography: #Curepipe, #Bagatelle, Trou Aux Cerfs, #Mauritius

Busy again, just a photo posting (smalls pics here linked to hi-res pics on my Flickr page). Mum, dad and me at the recent Skyfall Indpedendent/Matinal event at Bagatelle and what the hell is wrong with my teeth? (NB/ Thanks … Continue reading

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Happy #Divali #Mauritius, Rest of #Africa, #UK, #Canada & #World

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TechieTalk: Pretty Pics: Using Pixlr, The Adobe Flash Browser Based Image Editor

Most people are quite happy just taking snaps with their digital camera or smartphone without any further tweaking.  Others will go a little further and use their devices’ built-in editing software.  Few, however, will attempt to use graphics manipulation software … Continue reading

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Roy's Latest #Flickr #Photos: Fist of #Nerd, My #Uke Case etc…

Take that you stinking norm… At last, a home for my B. A. Baracus sticker… More stuff on my Flickr Photostream I pity the fool!

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Cool #Photography Care of #Amazon

A package from Amazon came with my nickname* rather than my real name- *From M. John Harrison’s excellent and weird The Centauri Device

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Talking About #SciFi Silver #Rockets… Here's One In #Vancouver

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Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Venusian Rum: Summer Boat Restoration Project Part 2

Remember the boat that I bought at scrap value from eBay recently? Here it is again: Today I had a go at cleaning it. One of my neighbours generously helped create a little space around the boat, which is parked … Continue reading

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0720: Instachino and Hula Shirt

Good morning! Yet another day begins with instachino and it’s going to be a hula shirt weather again (at least inside the house anyway).

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Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Venusian Rum: Summer Boat Restoration Project Part 1

Another bucket list wish is to get into boating. This is a common nerdy theme, based on a wish to own a starship, but  living in a non-space-dwelling era. Yes, while I can’t be captain of the starship Enterprise or … Continue reading

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Mr.Fox Spotted in Back Garden

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These Are My Socks

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Mauritius: Teeny Tiny(ish) Tropical Island(s): Local Info. & Photographs

Welcome to Mauritius!  (Welcome to where? Mauritius). Here’s some info I slapped together about my current home- Photographs (Flickr) General Information (Wikipedia) General Information (Lonely Planet) General Information (Google) Visitor Information Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse (My Mauritius Blog Posts) Twitter … Continue reading

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War Zone? Alien Invasion? Godzilla? The Sounds of the Mauritian Suburbs on New Year's Day!

Midnight and the New Year year’s here!  Happy 2012!  Some photos of me and my parents- The pic below is my mum intimidating everyone with her Sony Bloggie MHS CM5, its an HD 1080p cam, but it’s not that great … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Mauritius! Photos

Its New Year’s Eve here in Curepipe, Mauritius.  If you don’t know where that is, here is Mauritius circled in red at the far right of the map- And here is Curepipe- Curepipe is the highest town on the island, … Continue reading

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A Cool Camera for Klutzes: The Lytro Light-Field Camera

Ok, I heard this on the radio a while back so its not hot news, but its such a cool piece of tech that I thought I’d share it with you. A while back a company called Lytro came up … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different (No Rant, Just Botany)

May I present to you the rare, beautiful and delicious Mauritian cherry.  Chomp. It’s gone now.  I’ve eaten it.

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.tek: Infotech 2011 Attended: Nice Girls, But No Bargains and a Bit Boring

I finally got back from Infotech 2011 a few minutes ago.  Preliminary impressions were that of most small trade fairs; nice girls and a bit boring.  Well, I was expecting elephants and dancing-girls, so I suppose that my expectations may … Continue reading

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