June – Friends

Picture of a sign with tents behind and sun low in the sky

So this past week has turned out to be pretty good, last weekend my best friend visited from Manchester, on Friday we all went to see X-Men Days of future past, a fun movie and the first I’ve watched in 3D at a cinema and also the first time I’ve taken my Goddaughter since 2000 when we saw

GoPro Hero 3 Camera – A walk in the woods

An old friend recently pointed out to me a rather cool camera called the GoPro Hero 3, I have been wanting something to take better and more stable videos now I’m going out (I was getting complaints about people getting seasick watching my phone ones), so this seemed ideal.

Cheltenham Fundraising Event

As you probably know I am trying to raise money for a new wheelchair, the NHS are still being stubborn so my neighbours have offered to set up a fundraising event, it has got much larger than I expected and they are doing an excellent job.  I decided I’d tweet some of my followers from[…]

Gloucestershire Echo Article & Fundraising

As you all know I am trying to raise money for a new wheelchair, the NHS are still being stubborn so my neighbours have offered to set up a fundraising event, it has got much larger than I expected and they are doing an excellent job.  I decided I’d tweet some of my followers from[…]

No Justice in the UK – Nurse attackers given not guilty verdict on technicalities

The Gloucestershire Echo has a story on a nurse attacked just before Christmas, the two criminals were given a sentence of not guilty on technicalities, mainly due to the police messing up the identification line up, the full story is at This is Gloucestershire. Unfortunately comments are not being accepted there so I will leave[…]

Google SteetView reaches Cheltenham, UK

Well the vans have finally arrived in Cheltenham, they were first spotted yesterday and today at just after lunchtime they snapped my flat, unfortunately I didn’t get a “Google Sux0rs, World Wind Rulez” poster up in time, but I will be asking the StreetView overlords to remove my home as soon as it’s online.