So it would seem that you have stumbled across my little corner of the internet. 

Here you will find diaries documenting my running a fleet of classic cars, information on lighting technology through the years, and pages documenting some items from my collection of vintage technology and computing.  Each of these areas has its own section linked to from the frame to the left of this page (if the frame is missing because you've arrived here from an external link click here to reload the whole page).

I welcome constructive feedback on everything here, whether positive or not, or just random queries about pretty much anything, and very much enjoy hearing people thoughts on the site.  So if you want, drop me a line, response times to email do vary, but I do attempt to respond to every one I get regarding this website. 


Please note that on Friday 22nd September that the website will be down for a period of time due to maintenance taking place on our electricity supply.  As my ISP doesn't offer the option of a properly static IP there will be a delay after we're back online of up to 24 hours while the DNS servers catch up.


28th August 2023: Added the Acorn Pocket Book II PDA to the Vintage Technology page.

2nd August 2023: There have been various updates going on behind the scenes just sorting out minor details to improve search engine behaviour, such as ensuring that all pages have the proper description tags in the page headers and such like - nothing you're likely to actually notice.  What you might notice though is that I've re-written the page for the 1991 Skoda 135 RiC.  This started out as a "I want to slot some higher resolution images in" update until I actually started reading what I wrote back in 2006...and realised that the standards I hold myself to these days are rather higher.

29th April 2023: An invisible update again I'm afraid.  The switch over to HTTPS it turned out broke my visitor tracker...Fixing this was simple enough, just needed to update the embedded Statcounter code...on!  There are 183 of them in case you wondered.  Turns out there were actually a dozen or so pages where it had never been added when I originally wrote them.  Oops.

I participate in a number of distributed computing projects through the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) platform.  My current credit count for the projects I am (or have been) involved in is listed below.

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