Posts Tagged ‘repair cafe’

19 January, 2017

A while back, I wrote about the Repair Café, which is a monthly event at which a bunch of volunteers endeavor to repair items brought along by members of the public. I have enjoyed being involved with this venture and I am pleased to report on its continued success – we get around 50 “customers” at each session and they report a high level of satisfaction.

However, things have recently taken an interesting turn … Read the rest of this entry »


19 May, 2016

I was recently in conversation with an acquaintance and they raised the subject of a new TV show that they were excited about. They were astounded that I had never heard of it, let alone watched it. I explained that I hardly watch TV – a few hours a month perhaps. They asked me: “What do you do with all your free time?”

That was a good question, which made me stand back and consider exactly how I do spend my time … Read the rest of this entry »

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21 May, 2015

For me, it is always a pleasure when a number of my interests become aligned – sometimes the resulting whole is greater than the sum of the parts. This happened with digital photography, for example. For years I had used film and I had worked with and enjoyed computers; now they have come together nicely. Just recently, I heard about something that promised to yield the same kind of benefit … Read the rest of this entry »


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