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Recent Posts


FPGA

First Steps with FPGA

The title of this post suggests that this is the first step into programming an FPGA, but that’s not quite true. We need to take a few steps back into the past to see the real truth. Jump back 31 years and you will find a very young version of me taking his first steps into the world of computing. My options at this point are limited in ways I wouldn’t be able to see for decades. Read More >>

Garden

Building A Joystick (Part 1)

The long and boring story of how I went from a 12 year old boy in the 80’s to a 50 year old man in the 2020’s making a joystick to play retro-arcade games from the 80’s.

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White Fuzz

“It was one time…” (Fart in a Jar Martin)

…what exactly do I have in this jar?

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Administration

Installing Nginx using Docker and Portainer

Quick instructions on getting Nginx up and running again for my site using Docker and Portainer.

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Administration

Moving into a Fresh Ubuntu Install

Instructions for a quick start getting all my usual software and setup on a fresh Ubuntu Linux install.

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Recipe

Mapo Tofu

A classic Sichuan dish made with beef or pork, tofu and chillis.

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Garden

Spring 2021 - Time to Try Again

Here’s some sobering images of the refugees from the Devastation of Smaug. See how they huddle together for protection.

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Recipe

Red Curry Beef

A Thai red curry using beef.

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Recipe

Red Braised Pork

This slow braised dish has tender pieces of pork covered with a glistening moreish Chinese red braise sauce.

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