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If it’s cold where you are, try to stay warm.

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All this micropub testing might be a touch excessive? 🙃 Microblogvember mbnov

Too easy to state that it’s cold in the Northern hemisphere, or indeed to say that it’s cold season up here 🤧

Microblogvember mbnov “frightening”

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You either go for a fright from your youth: the prospect of being embalmed alive in Young Sherlock Holmes.

Or, you quote song lyrics:

I see a little silhouetto of a man
Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango?
Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very frightening me
(Galileo) Galileo, (Galileo) Galileo, Galileo Figaro magnifico


The sky is dark. Drizzle is falling.
The street has cars, buses and lorries.
Those vehicles have people.
This post, however, is going nowhere.
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This post will be below average (be that mean, median, or mode) quality given I have given it minimal thought 🤡.
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The 🔑 to correct RS485 functionality is the right FTDI driver(s). 💻🐒
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This morning my internet connection has been like a yo–yo 🙃

Mad dogs, and Englishmen mow, out in the midday sun ☀️

Jean’s Photo Challenge all at once…

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Hopefully @macgenie’s Patience will be rewarded 🙃

Movement — Technological progress is coming to the locality; Rapid charging in the supermarket car park

A Polar network rapid charger at the local Co–operative Food shop

Relaxation — circumperambulation of the local country roads

A photograph across the fields towards the East caost


Determination — I will get over 1 million points again…

Score of over 800 thousand points on Flash Gordon pinball

Support — supports on a 3D print of a spool holder ( a support 😁 )

A view of the printbed of a 3D printer, showing a finished print of a spool holder

Relief — when the 3D printer’s error message was only the hotend touching the metal fan shroud.

Ultimaker2 heater error displayed on its OLED display


Persistence — working one’s way through all the filaments of the spectrum, and re–printing when there is under–extrusion 😕

A Newtonian refractive selection of cable chain links in a rainbow of colours


Gratitude — I imagine everyone is thankful this epic splash of subject matter is over 😉


To be continued…?