Raspberry Pi 2

Back in February the Raspberry Pi Foundation decided to release a new version of their very popular single-board computer known as the "Raspberry Pi 2" and I decided to buy one. So, what the hell I'm I using it for? At this moment in time... not a lot. But I am doing something pretty cool and any other aviation enthusiasts will like this. You all know what FlightRadar24 is right? It's a very popular flight tracking website where you can see live movements of air traffic flying around the world. But for them to be able to get the coverage, then one of the ways is to have "receivers" on the ground in different countries around the globe that picks up the ADS-B signals. Now…

The Imitation Game

The DVD/Blu-Ray version of this film will be officially released tomorrow (Monday 9th March 2015) - I pre-ordered this on Amazon as I really enjoyed the film the first time I went to see it at the cinema. Thankfully Amazon delivered it a day early, meaning I have had the chance to watch it for a second time over the weekend. A brilliant, outstanding film and everyone should watch it. If you have never heard of the film before then here's a small summary: During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. The film also has one of my favourite actors, Benedict Cumberbatch who plays Alan. He does a fantastic job. The IMDB for…

House of Cards

I have started watching a new Netflix television series this weekend called "House of Cards". It's not new to the world but it's new to me. There is currently three seasons so I have a lot to catch up on which I have spent most of the weekend doing already with Season 1. So far I am quite enjoying it so I hope this enjoyment continues. If you haven't watched it yet then I would suggest watching the first couple of episodes to see if you like it. It's easily accessible via Netflix. Oh and a bit of a random note, we are now in March! So we are now starting the 3rd month of 2015 - Time is flying by. Although I am pretty…

Welcome!

It’s currently Saturday evening and I have decided to give my personal website a bit of an update – I am now using the Ghost blogging platform to make things easier. I could have used wordpress but came across this a while back but thought I may as well give it a go! I am not quite sure what sort of content I will be posting on this blog just yet but we shall see eh? Feel free to keep checking back for any further updates.…