Archive for April, 2018

Badge for Maker Central

Badge for Maker Central

I’m off to Maker Central at the NEC next weekend and thought it would be good to have a badge so that people I knew only from online might recognise me and to act as a talking point for new

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Trinkets, Power supplies and resets

Trinkets, Power supplies and resets

For a project I’ve working on, I’m using a Trinket M0 from Adafruit. This tiny board runs a cut down version of Python called CircuitPython which is a derivative of MicroPython. This allows the board to be treated like a

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Best Wood Types for Woodcarving

Best Wood Types for Woodcarving

Workshopshed: Wood carving is known to be a demanding art. Not everyone seems to be able to do it, and you need some skills, knowledge and a lot of practice to get it right. Ashley Ward from Woodworking Toolkit shares

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Konig Full HD Action Camera

Konig Full HD Action Camera

At the end of last month the Babbages Baggage won a prize from the Element14 Project14 challenge. They gave us some vouchers to spend at Farnell or CPC. Because my daughter had been doing some videos for Megan TV, I

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Cost Vs Price Vs Value

There have been some interesting comments on Twitter recently about selling price of handmade items. Fiora Aeterna shared an exchange from her friend a Cosplay prop and costume maker. There were a couple of notable points about the exchange. Firstly

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World War II bomber found on moon

World War II bomber found on moon

Back on April 24th 1988 a tabloid newspaper reported that a Lancaster Bomber has been found on the moon. At the time this was thought to be fake news. Ivan Pullnileg a reporter for Russia Today claims that a leaked

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