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I’m an Electronics Service Technician by day. By night I’m an Application Developer, Embedded Software Developer, Mountain Biking chic. Currently starting to put together some home automation projects which I’ll be posting progress on the site.

Ocean Inn Motel

It’s once again time to find some accommodation in order to attend an event out of town. This time we’re traveling back to Auckland and on relatively short notice, finding somewhere to stay for Queens Birthday weekend could be interesting. Well, we found place, in fact we got their last room. We’re staying at the Ocean Inn Motel in Northcote, Auckland.

Testing Video Embed

A simple test of embedding video into my website using Wordpress directly. This might be the start of things to come if I move video hosting off YouTube to VideoPress in order to run my own monetisation of things.

Why I went to GoPro

Having spent the past two years advocating for the Drift Ghost S action camera, their lack of support and ability to purchase spares and new cameras has seen me turn my back on Drift Innovation in favor for GoPro.

Model railway under development

I’ve always wanted a miniature railroad in a glass top coffee table, I think there are some awesome ones around that people have done. Well, I’ve started developing a project to build my own fully controllable N scale (1:160) layout running at least 2 locomotives either manually or fully automatic (DCC). There is a theme …