A concise review of the Pulsar's flagship market-leader thermal scope, the Thermion 2 XP50 Pro: - video:
A cover of "Yellow" by Coldplay, performed and recorded by my son, Will, this afternoon (17 April 2022): https://youtu.be/wFF4-6AIKck A tribute to "Yellow" by Coldplay -- by my son, Will (age 11). He did guitar, keyboard, drums and vocals, and recorded and produced it all on the Roland Boss Micro BR-80 multi-track recorder I got … Continue reading A multi-track recording of Coldplay’s Yellow with my son, Will
My decisive review of the benchmark thermal scope, Pulsar's Thermion 2 XQ50, featuring extensive video footage from my own XQ50, comparison with the XP50, my definitive target solution for zeroing any thermal scope, and some tips on other key settings...
A definitive review of the Web-Tac tactical shotgun - video:
I recently had a requirement to visualise some geospatial radiation data exported from two radiation detectors, an R400 Radionuclide Identification Device (RID) and a GQ GMC 600+ Geiger counter (don't ask) by plotting the data on an interactive map. This simple R script below will plot the raw data from a Data Logger file downloaded … Continue reading Mapping geospatial data using the R programming language
A selection of my favourites from the pictures I've featured on my homepage:
Take a virtual bicycle tour of Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort on the island of Akitua in the Cook Islands! Explore this spectacularly scenic, tropical, exclusive private island which is only accessible to pre-booked guests. The video is set to beautiful indigenous Cook Islands music, to transport you to Polynesia. I hope some people will … Continue reading Aitutaki Lagoon Resort: a Bicycle Tour of the Island
I recently tried out a low-budget camera drone to capture some of the spectacular scenery around the legendary Aitutaki Lagoon in the Cook Islands -- reputedly the world's most beautiful lagoon. If you're in the mood for an exotic tropical experience, just sit back and click 'play' on my video: Aitutaki: a Tour by Drone...
The Working-From-Home (WFH) revolution. I called it, over a decade ago, in 2011. Just sayin'. We're witnessing one of the most important changes in work culture (and lifestyle) in the history of human civilization. It was long overdue, we just needed a catalyst to trigger the avalanche of change. The spurious Covid-19 pandemic mass-hysteria has triggered a … Continue reading The WFH revolution: I called it in 2011
A video featuring highlights from my recent deep-sea fishing adventures around the Aitutaki atoll in the Cook Islands archipelago, set to a selection of my favourite local music of the indigenous islanders...