Category Archives: My uninteresting stuff

Preview of Severn Valley Railway 2018 timetable Android app

For several years now I have written an Android app to show the SVR timetable on my mobile. The one for this year is finished and as far as I can tell is correct. I have uploaded two videos of … Continue reading

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It’s 2018, will I keep blog updated?

Just noticed the blog has been going for nearly 9 years. There was a time when I only took photos, which were uploaded to my gallery and then linked to from here – time permitting of course. Then came videos, … Continue reading

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A new computer!

Editing and processing 4K videos proved to be a struggle for my computer, but after 3 years without any problems, perhaps the time had come to get a new one! My previous computer lasted longer – but I did have … Continue reading

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Locked out of my own blog!

That was clever of me, messed up typing in the password and got myself blacklisted by the security plugin! Took a bit of head scratching to get round the problem, but I’m logged in again.

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Way behind with everything again, as always!

What with the Severn Valley Railway Gala, the Birmingham Velo, a week away on holiday and even a couple of trips to Stafford to film trains, there has been so much editing and uploading to do that less important things … Continue reading

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The updates ground to a halt again!

Too many other things to do, gardening etc. and loads of videos to edit. Thought I’d cracked it a few weeks ago but getting the balance of hobby and “household tasks” isn’t easy. The evenings are getting darker, wetter and … Continue reading

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Coppermine galleries needed updating as well

Always something to update! It’s version 1.5.46 now and 4 galleries have been updated so far, think I’ve 1 left to do. There is a beta version of 1.6 but I’ll give that a miss until it’s an official release, … Continue reading

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Just updated to WordPress 4.8

A quick backup of everything and then an update to latest version. Seems to be working. So much catching up to do……

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2 months without a post! What’s the excuse??

Too much gardening to do, always a backlog of videos to edit and upload. To make matters worse, I now have a 4K camcorder and the videos take longer to edit and upload, but after one upload taking hours I … Continue reading

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Bit of excitement round the Dark Side

Well, 37421 on Derby to Round Oak on Monday and 66555 to Brierley Hill, then 66519 to Brierley Hill on Tuesday – an excuse to get out and video something! No idea why Freightliner are running to Brierley Hill unless … Continue reading

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Calendar updated for November

I’ve checked through my videos and posted brief details on the calendar page for November 2016. I think most have been uploaded to YouTube but there are no proper links to videos or playlists from this blog. As to the … Continue reading

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Winter is here, now will I start updating the blog again?

There aren’t enough hours in the day, too much to do – or one of many other reasons why I’m so far behind. I need a plan of action…. Looking back over the last couple of months, two galas at … Continue reading

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