Spoon Hoolie Lineup 2017

Jane Mickelborough http://www.chatquilit.com/ https://www.facebook.com/JaneSpoons/ https://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2017/01/01/greenwood-fest-2017-instructor-jane-mickelborough/ http://www.sylvaspoon.com/blog/2016/3/3/10-women-of-woodworking-you-need-to-know-about Jill Swan http://jillswan.weebly.com/ https://www.facebook.com/treedomwoods/ https://twitter.com/swanjill?lang=en Werner Fuchs https://www.facebook.com/people/Werner-Fuchs/100007533558834 Jon Purkins https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DUJVMpUHbOc/maxresdefault.jpg https://www.facebook.com/Small.Axe.Creative.Woodcraft/ Cyril Sormani https://www.instagram.com/cyrilsormani/ Adam Hawker http://www.adamhawker.com/ Adrian Lloyd http://adrian-lloyd.co.uk/

Edumacation

I was listening to a freakonomics episode about teaching in american schools , and a quote was mentioned in passing (I think by the founder of KIPP schools) Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. – James Arthur Baldwin I was running errands… Read More »

Wheat as intestinal scourer

A silly train of thought in the car (triggered by seeing a billboard for a “Weetabix on the go” drink), followed by a disastrous experience with some burgers (not rusk-free) this evening, led to this. Food should not make you crap blood.

Enabling lxdm in Fedora 19

Quick tip. Long story short, I decided to swap out gdm for a lighter display manager on an underpowered machine. I found the lxdm is packaged, but when I ran the system-switch-displaymanager helper script it told me that: “The graphical display manager lxdm is not supported yet.” I had a poke around in the system-switch-displaymanager… Read More »

Webex on 64-bit Fedora 19

It’s hard to believe that 32/64-bit compatibility is still an issue in this day an age. I’d hoped it would be plain sailing by now. But no. I use Webex at work, and at some point it and/or java stopped working. I kind of lost track of what I’d done before, but decided I wanted… Read More »

Run/Walk along the River Dove

Last weekend, we were in Burton-on-Trent for a wedding. We were only attending the evening reception, so took the boys to Jangala soft play centre (recommended). Hannah suggested I take off for a little while and go for a walk, so I hopped in the car and drove around looking for somewhere to walk. I… Read More »

Louth Canal Walk

This post has been sitting largely written, as a draft, since about last October! While we were on holiday in Cleethorpes, I took off for my customary “alone time” barefoot walk. I’d had a look at the available options, and settled on a walk from Louth, along the Louth Canal to Tetney Lock, and then along… Read More »