Misread the date, it was July 15th. Dang, four days late. :blobsad:

July 19, 1969.

Campsite for the spectators of the Apollo 11 launch.

Yesterday, I moved the last of my websites from Python 2 to Python 3. 🎉 :python:

I can't pretend it was fun, it was a real chore. However, now that the work is done I'm feeling kind of smug.

Python 2: you've been great, I'll miss you old friend. Thanks for the years of sterling work.


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Flash, I love you! But we only have fourteen hours to save the Earth!

Flash Gordon (1980)

It is now 40 years since this cult classic was filmed, including the opening airfield scenes which were shot on the Isle of Skye.

There have been rumours of a remake for some years, but nothing definite yet.

This version of the 1930s comic strip is a lot of fun, and has a great soundtrack by Queen. A more in-depth review coming soon.

Thanks to @gedvondur for the reminder.

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Had a couple of days out in the canoe over last weekend.

Met up with a friend and we paddled from Kentra Bay to Sanna where we camped in the dunes. A grand outing with only slight swell and wind against tide on one point to contend with, otherwise bright sunshine.

We set off around lunch on a **ebbing** tide, hooping to make it as far as Sanna and a camp spot in the sand dunes there. Both of us had not been in a canoe for far too long and


#Canoeing #Adventure #Scotland #lhl

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One of the domain registrars I use on a regular basis have recently introduced reCAPTCHA on their sign-in form.

Comically, their scripts check whether the user (me in this case) has loaded Google reCAPTCHA, but doesn't check for a successful outcome.

I can sign-in without identifying any cars, road signs or traffic lights.

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I just got around to updating my movie recommendations: adrian.geek.nz/movies.html

I stopped forwarding the Mubi recommendation, it wasn't what I thought it was.

Instead I am pleased to recommend the audio comedy Magus Elgar! maguselgar.com/)

As I wrote there: 'Filled with energy and expressive voice acting, the members of "Magical Anomoly Interdimensional Locators" have a really humerous dynamic as they seek "Scientific Tools Augmented with Magical Powers".'

"The planes will fly! There will be clean drinking water. There will be adequate supplies of glucose, milk solids and whey to make the Mars bars we need."
Boris Johnson 17/07/2019

Along with everything else Boris says, I hope he is wrong about Mars Bars. Mars Bars are such disgusting rubbish running out of them would be a good thing. Suffering a no-deal Brexit would *almost* be worth it.

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is a terrier, but he is always ready for a Scooby Snack.

Although, I don't mean a Glasgow Scooby Snack which "consists of a hamburger, a sliced sausage, a bacon rasher, a potato scone, a fried egg and a slice of processed cheese, all contained within a floured hamburger bun and accompanied by tomato ketchup and brown sauce."


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Unconfirmed report that DEFRA* are making contingency plans to slaughter up to 9 million sheep in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

If true this will be like the foot and mouth outbreak only a lot worse.

Absolute madness.

* Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (for England)

I won't be seeing this documentary myself as I'm not a Netflix subscriber.

I'm hoping it will be good as I could recommend friends watch it, to help wean them off Facebook.

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