• Time for a knees-up
    Influences,  Music

    Thick as a Brick, in Budapest

    I can hardly believe it is 17 years since I last saw Jethro Tull, on the “Roots to Branches” tour (in Glasgow). I recall being a little underwhelmed at the time, having the feeling that the fun had gone out…

  • Raspberry Pi and box
    Other Stuff

    Pi Time

    After a suitably long wait, I received my much-anticipated Raspberry Pi about a week ago. It’s a tiny single-board computer that runs from SD card and costs the princely sum of $35, yet is capable of running HD video and…