Author: Stephen

  • Wald Bicycle Baskets

    Was doing some research on Wald Bicycle baskets. I found the cheapest option is actually to buy them from through Wald 137 Baskets are 38cm side to side x 25cm front to back and 12c deep WALD 139 Baskets are 45cm side to side x 33cm front to back and 15cm deep – the basket […]

  • Churchill walking with destiny

    A wonderful book, the audio version is just over 50 hours long.A great biography of a great man. I really enjoyed the book. Written by British biographer Andrew Roberts, the book is based on extensive materials, like diaries, letters, unpublished memoirs and detailed notes taken by King George VI, which have never been used in […]

  • The Old Woman with the Knife

    Just finished reading this great book. It is full of references from my stay in Korea and from Korean movies, that bring back good memories.But no Granny assassians 🙂 From the amazon page for the book The Old Woman with the Knife by Gu Byeong-mo,  Chi-Young Kim (Translator) The kinetic story of a sixty-five-year-old female […]

  • Web Links

    R – A very experienced Data Scientist called David Robinson has recorded his Tidy Tuesday analyses and posted them on Youtube – well over 80 of them, each at about an hour long! Watching his screencasts is a fantastic way to see how someone approaches an analyses when it’s the first time they see the data. Perhaps showing even […]

  • Free Mac Utils for stuff that should just work

    BetterDummy Apple Silicon Macs notoriously don’t allow sub-4K resolution displays to have HiDPI (“Retina”) resolutions even though most 1440p display would greatly benefit from having a HiDPI “Retina” mode MonitorControl  Controls your external display brightness and volume and shows native OSD. Use menulet sliders or the keyboard, including native Apple keys!

  • Web Linkings

    RGitHub – TheEconomist/covid-19-excess-deaths-tracker: Source code and data for The Economist’s covid-19 excess deaths tracker2020 R Conference on Government – Speaker Videosggplot Wizardry Hands-OnReed College | Data at Reed | R ResourcesSDS 375: SyllabusUsing RSelenium to scrape a paginated HTML tableggplot2tor – tutorials to help you master ggplot2. Each tutorial provides a step-by-step guide that teaches […]

  • Mum’s Funeral

    Mum was put to rest today.

  • 2020 Music Listing Habits

    The top 100 songs I played were: Toss a Coin to Your Witcher – Sonya Belousova, Giona Ostinelli & Joey Batey 임이 오는 소리 – GAIN & MINSEO Break – Beenzino If I Were a Boy – Beyoncé Champion – PSY Alive – Sia Piel Canela – Joséphine Baker Sinnerman (From “Lovecraft Country”) – Geek […]

  • Korea by Bike is a new website which details all the major bike paths in Korea. Well worth a look

  • Site is back up after 185 days

    Why? I didn’t have anything to say and renewing the site would cost either too much money or require me to think (too much) I just didn’t feel like it. But VenturaIP now have their Oktoberfest 2021 Sale – Get 70% off all new hosting services! So $36 AUD for one years hosting is a […]