A Trip up North

I recently went on a trip with my family up to the north of Scotland. Here are some routes and pictures.…

Fix The Bat! Wrong Cookie Character Encoding.

Recently - inspired by Benjamin Dreyer (Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style.) - I began to apply typographical improvements Myself, whenever I can. One of many places affected by this knowledge is a quote set (“golden…

happy 2020

New Year's Eve meme showing the scaling back of the celebration as one gets older

Golan-Globus helped shape the 80s for me

For Christmas this year, one of the best gifts that I received was from my wife, who was able to track down the movie “Revenge of the Ninja” for me on DVD. When I was a teenager, this movie was one of my favorites, and launched my interest in the…

comet and spectroscopic observations on 28 dec.

Not a very clear night, some high cirrusclouds and low transparancy. So i decided to observe only some more bright comets, some weak comets are not very well  captured. comets i observed this evening are: 29P/S-W, 76P, 114P, 260P, C/2017 T2, C/2018…

The Problem. Finally Resolved.

So... there came a time when I needed to move from my old 500Gb Home partition to something bigger, and ordered a new 2Tb Seagate, formatted it and split into two smaller (but still larger, if you see what I mean) partitions, the smaller becoming…

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The Next Emperor

As the Emperor was getting old, and had no children, he called together the children of all his courtiers and gave them each a seed. He told them, “Whoever grows the best flower will be the next Emperor.” The children all took their seeds home,…