Archive for the ‘monthly_update’ Category

November 2022

30Nov22

The regular pupdate and solar diary, along with a visit to The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC).


October 2022

31Oct22

Pupdate The boys were too frequently pulling on their lead when wearing harnesses, so we did a bit of slip lead training, and now they’ve got collars and they’re walking much more nicely :) New VPS I’ve mentioned in past posts that I run a handful of VPSs so that I can emerge from the […]


September 2022

30Sep22

Pupdate The boys have been enjoying the sun when it’s been out, as we have the last warm and dry days before autumn descends into winter. Milo has been particularly enjoying the windfalls from the apple tree: Solar diary This might be a regular feature here, at least for a little while (until the novelty […]


August 2022

31Aug22

Pupdate After the heatwave in July bringing record temperatures, there was little let up for most of August with lots of hot dry weather. We frequently had to pick walking routes that kept the boys in the shade, and when the weather did finally break we were treated to a ‘false autumn’. Hot, damn hot […]


July 2022

31Jul22

Pupdate Milo’s been with us for a whole year now, which meant he got to join Max this time on our family holiday in the Lake District: Holiday We returned to Keeper’s Cottage on the Graythwaite Estate, as it was brilliant last year, and it was just as good this time around. Heatwave Our trip […]


May 2022

31May22

Pupdate May saw the last of this year’s beautiful bluebells, and the boys enjoyed running around amongst them. Back to Barcelona After Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Mar I returned to Barcelona for the more focussed Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions World Congress. It was a much smaller event, but for me the conversations were […]


April 2022

30Apr22

Pupdate April started off cold and wet, but the back half has been a great improvement, with some T-shirt weather days, and a chance for the boys to meet their sausagey friends. Motorcyle The fair weather has also meant some opportunities to get out on my bike. Tyres At its MOT a few weeks back […]


March 2022

31Mar22

Pupdate Although it’s looking ready to snow outside as I type, we’ve had some glorious summery weather in March, which means plenty of time outside running around for the boys. But the picture that grabbed most attention was this one: People thought we’d got another sausage dog, but it was just the boys hanging out […]


February 2022

27Feb22

Pupdate As we neared the end of the month it was finally warm enough for the boys to walk without their coats, and whilst they might look cute and snuggly in the coats they seem more energetic and free without them. Pi Stuff – MWC Demo All of that time spent playing with Raspberry Pis […]


January 2022

31Jan22

Pupdate Back to school for the rest of the family means back to the normal routine in the office with me for the boys. Covid recovery The PCR test that I went for on New Year’s Eve came back void, so I had to go for another, but sure enough I had the ‘rona. Under […]