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Dave Auld
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Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 - Thermal Throttling
I had a feeling that something wasn't just quite right with the laptop. Had it from new for about 3 years, but I noticed that the fan was constantly trying to spin up to max and the general 'feel' in Windows was that things were quite as responsive as they ...
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Solar Spiral Pool Heater
Below is a very quick look at the home made solar pool heater. It was made with approx 140m of 16x1.5mm black irrigation hose, rolled into a spiral and attached onto a frame. In total there was about 117m in the spiral, and the rest allowed me to move it ar...
Solar Spiral Pool Heater
Solar Spiral Pool Heater
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Villa Moving!
So it was time to vacate our current rental villa. Unfortunately, despite loving the villa, the owners have sold up so we had no option to move. After much searching and assistance from several agents, we found a suitable property only a few kilometres down...
Villa Moving!
Villa Moving!
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Spot of DIY at the villa
There were a few things needing sorted at the villa, so I decided today was a good day for them. Headed out to one of the DIY shops looking for bits and pieces and as usual, stumbled on a few other things.....as you do! First up was a grate for the fireplac...
Spot of DIY at the villa
Spot of DIY at the villa
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[TripAdvisor Contribution] Muse - Early dinner and beautiful steak!
Popped in for an early dinner with the wife and kids. Arrived around 6.30 and the restaurant was very quiet, it was a Tuesday! Service was very good, the food was excellent and in particular the fillet steak. Cooked to perfection, or at least cooked to how ...
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[TripAdvisor Contribution] Suite48 - Spot of lunch after coastal walk
Located on the coast, Suite48 offers an ideal location to grab a bite to eat after being for a long walk along the coastal path, or perhaps a long walk after you have eaten to burn off the calories! The restaurant was relatively busy, with a steady stream o...
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Cloud Formation Monster
Is this some scary dinosaur or evil monster coming? Spotted forming in the clouds above Tala.
Cloud Formation Monster
Cloud Formation Monster
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Meeting the local wildlife.......
I was moving some wood from outside to inside and this lovely little spider was waiting for me at the bottom of the pile. Having tried to encourage him down the driveway with the tip of my trainer, it took a hold and I had vision of it running up my leg. Af...
Meeting the local wildlife.......
Meeting the local wildlife.......
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OpenVPN Dropouts, what's going on?
For quite a few days I had been noticing some really odd behaviour on my laptop. The OpenVPN connection would drop and not recover, and the OpenVPN GUI taskbar would show yellow instead of the normal Green connected state. There were no errors showing up on...
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Timer meltdown!
After being out at the dog shelter today, we all came home and had showers. I went to put on the electric immersion heater and noticed it was already on, but no light on, so thought the timer circuit was 'off' so opened up the distribution board door to byp...
Timer meltdown!
Timer meltdown!
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