I haven’t used Facebook for a long time, because they keep doing things that just aren’t nice! Here’s another thing they’ve done that isn’t nice. I’m sure they’ll try and claim it was a bug in their app, but I don’t believe that!Read More Bad Facebook!
Although our vegetables are growing well, the Sunflowers we planted have failed. None of them have come up. So, our vegetables are a success, but we’ ve lost Grandad’s Sunflower challenge.Read More Everything but Sunflowers
I was given an Epson SX235W printer/scanner for Christmas. I’d been able to configure all the functions over USB and the printing over WiFi. I hadn’t been able to configure scanning over WiFi, until a search turned up these instructions. Now I can scan over WiFi as well!Read More Configuring an Epson SX235W printer/scanner on Linux
Three step and two step sparring are described in the P.U.M.A. handbooks but one step isn’t, as it more free-form than three or two step. The following notes show what is expected of students at various grades. For all one step sparring, the attacker should judge the distance by eye. The attacker needs to ensure […]Read More Black Belt Set Sparring
My dad has challenged all his kids and grand-kids to grow the tallest sunflower. We had started some off inside, but they didn’t make it. So, this afternoon, we planted some in the back garden. Hopefully, we haven’t left it so late that they won’t have a chance to grow! We also planted lots of […]Read More Sunflowers Planted
At Johnathon’s tag rugby session this morning, the coach introduced a bit of contact tackling (some of the players will be playing in the next age group up next season, so need to know about this sort of thing). The coach gave the players three rules of tackling: Eyes on thighs Cheek to cheek Ring […]Read More Rules of tackling
Here are some points about two step sparring that I picked up at today’s session. For the second “set”, where the counter attack is a sliding side elbow strike, it is down to the student to decide if they should step across before sliding. It depends on what position the attacker has ended: is a […]Read More Two step sparring