Monthly Archives: August 2014

#50 – Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others)

This hasn’t just been sat around for a month, it’s been sat on the shelf unwatched since I bought it 6 years ago. That’s slack even by my standards. 196/250

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#213 – Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

I’ve been getting really slack over the summer and this has been sat on the side for almost a month. It also appears to be a version of the film some 20 minutes shorter than expected which is apparently as … Continue reading

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The Dickies – The Fleece, Bristol

If you ever wondered what it would be like if Sheldon Cooper were to front a punk band, go and see The Dickies. The sound was atrocious, but that didn’t do much to spoil a frenetic 70-minute set from The … Continue reading

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Object of desire: LeMond Washoe

Let me start out by saying I don’t need a new road bike. I already have a very nice titanium Singular Firebird with 11spd Campagnolo Chorus, and a half-steel/half-carbon 2005 Lemond Buenos Aires with 10spd Campagnolo Centaur, neither of which … Continue reading

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Avro Lancaster pair at Henstridge

For the first time in 50 years, there’s more than one Avro Lancaster flying in the UK. Vera, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Mueseum Lancaster is in the UK to fly with Thumper, the BBMF plane. We headed down to Wings … Continue reading

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Blocking Ecatel

Ecatel seem to host a rather large number of malicious hosts, and there doesn’t seem to be any downside to blocking them completely. If you use iptables the following will drop all traffic from the current Ecatel address ranges. Adjust … Continue reading

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