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Suit update

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I’ve received today my replacement race suit. I just tried it on and it is still tight (especially around the crotch (cue jokes)) despite being an L.  However I was able to sit down this time.   One thing I did notice about the suit was that it had a diagram on the flap that […]

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Suit

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To go with my new boots I bought a new suit. I measured myself and my chest, waist, and hip sizes indicated that I was a small, but at the upper limit of the height range. To be on the safe side I opted for medium and awaited delivery. When it arrived I tried it […]

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Shoes

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I followed the online guide to calculating my shoe size and ordered a pair online. I was concerned I was being over generous with slack space. I needn’t of bothered if anything, they are too tight – less than half a cm gap between my big toe and the tip of the shoe. Also the […]

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Ninja!

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My ‘Big Shuriken’ arrived yesterday. The installation was painless if a little fiddly. The large overhang of the heatsink and its proximity to the PSU made attaching the locking mechanism difficult and the same for the fan headers. However the proof is in the pudding. Running Handbrake with the stock cooler would cause my machine […]

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Location, location, location

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I cannot now live without my HTC Desire but it is no means perfect. One of the most annoying things is the weather widget that is displayed on your home screen. It detects that I am currently in Stockton-on-Tees but shows no weather for here. Enter the app and do a search for Stockton and […]

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Emprex keyboard

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I bought an Emprex keyboard with track ball to replace the brown bread Keysonic. My first thoughts is the keyboard is nice but the track ball is horrible. Also the lack of scroll wheel is frustrating.

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KeySonic escaped!

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One of the most used keys on my htpc keyboard is the escape key. It’s there, easy to find in the dark and is generally handy to wake the keyboard when it is slumbering. Unfortunately it seems I have to find a new key as the escape key escaped and one of the three clips […]

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Karting

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Myself, 2 colleagues and a former boss have decided to enter the British 24 hour karting race running over the 28th and 29th August. It is our first time but I think we are all pretty excited by it.

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