Uploading images to Ghost using Python 3 and the admin API.

I wrote something in Python recently to take images from my Instagram account and post them to a blog running Ghost CMS. You'd be right to ask 'why bother', when perfectly good Zapier integrations purport to do this already but the answer is that those automations are not perfect. Instagram…

My VW Camper is For Sale

Please note. This van is now SOLD. So the time has come to sell the Van. This is the third and definitely the best campervan I have had yet! The van will be going up for general sale in a week in all the usual places. The Details 2015 T5.…

The 120m Zip Wire

Having a massive garden means you can build massive things. My Uncle Pete called my bluff this year and bought the kids a drum of steel cable for Christmas. Over 100m of it to be precise, 10mm diameter! Although initially quite confused on Christmas morning, once they'd seen the climbing…

An excellent tool for cloud data

I discovered a tool called rClone a few months back. It's like rsync, but your sources and destinations can be cloudy as well as local, e.g. Dropbox & Google Drive or Onedrive & Box or all of them and S3. If you're not sure what rsync is, this isn't going to…

Romain Grosjean on Fire

This was well scary. Normally when Big John has a crash there's a collective groan in our house as we lament the interruption of a race. Not today. Total shock. It is amazing he's alive, how did he get himself out? I suppose he had a lot of motivation! Still…

The drone lives again

I fitted yet another replacement front arm, on to the drone earlier on. I think I'm learning not to hurtle into things now. Because I have an appetite for risk, I immedately took it out into the fog and flew it out of sight just as it was going dark.…

I’m a celebrity

Autumn is my favourite season and for the last 20 years I've been reminded it's in full flow by the start of I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! You may or may not know that I love this show. I won't go into it. I think it's brilliant.…

Savages

My family are a bunch of savages. What monster opens a bag of bagels like this?…