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Smoke Alarms... again!

Happy New Year!

Casemod Nouveau

Gippsland, again

Smoke Alarm Battery... again!

Gippsland, again

NTSC Games hooked up

Front bushes trimmed


XBox Modded: Part 2

Hard Disk Spelunking

Second Christmas!

Don't Starve Together: Servers

Home again!

Fucking AT&T

Found my PS3!

BSA: Movement

BSA: Beep beep!

BSA: New Ignition Coil

Smeaton times two

Dentist and Ballarat

Yearly Maintenance: Smoke alarms and Laptop fans.

Duncan vs Hotwheels

BSA: Coil Ordered

Infinity: The Force Awakens

GPG: Whoops!

Ugh, Moniker... again!

Happy New Year!

Duncan starts school tomorrow!

"Skoolbag" app unusable

Inspecting pull requests from Github

Back in Gippsland for the day

Replaced smoke alarm batteries

Ugh, Moniker support

Grumbling about desktop updates

Fence Damage

Helicopter Excitement

Tyres in the back yard?

Scienceworks and Planetarium

All Zoo'd Out

Hello, Tomtom!

Welcome 2015

Goodbye Skype for Windows 8!

I'm so sore...

Parsing GEDCOM files in Python

FreeBSD on Linode - Redo

Duncan's birthday present done and dusted

On a Genealogy kick

Our Phone/ADSL is back up

Telstra Pain

Sabriena's legal!

More Python Work

Power Outage

Possibly fixed our Squid?

Playing with SteamOS

SSD and Windows 8.1 impressions

Back into Mercedes Benz

Gran Turismo 6

Squid: Network unreachable to IPv6 websites

Stuffed Cannelloni

Added some more old journal entries

OBD2 -> USB Cable

Carburettor Part Deux

I forked MumbleReader

Fixin' fences

Off to Ballarat

Droid 2 Global on Telstra

We've landed in Australia!

Almost got in a wreck today :(

Things I learned about Parenting

The MapleStory Private Server Scene



The Penaltybox

Nukkit - Minecraft

Nintendo 64!

New Toy: Pressure Washer

Sabriena's SNES Lives!

Copying Steam games.

Indicator switch arrived - Fixed!

Playing with the Dash cam

More site fixes

SNES Power

Farewell, Barnaby

More VM stuff

Productive Weekend!

Bomb Threat

Khan Academy: God damn it.

Rock Band!

Commodore Headliner: Is the nightmare over?

Up a mountain

BSA: Speedometer

Pelican Success

Parents' Rummage Sale

Skoolbag app updated

Trying out Pelican

A short history of a tiny internet clique and it's Usenet group

No one can escape... the claw!

Duncan Robot v1

Robot update: I want more life, fucker!

I for one welcome our new robot overlords!

Granny's House, and Home

Coal Creek

Wonthaggi, Inverloch and the Prom

A parade of penguins...

One last fling in the van?

Another go at S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

Hello Moto G

Trying out CyanogenMod 11

Duncan's new gloves

Buying shit with Bitcoin - Oh, how far we've come!

Sucking at something...

So I like to think we've got a pretty good story here...

Kulgera, NT

NT Border, Second visit

Sprinter: Rear Door Lock issues

New (to me) Laptop

Technicolor TG587n Lock up

New Vehicle: Mercedes Benz Sprinter

Debian + Puppet == Love

We survived a family get together...

Duncan became an Aussie!

Haha @ FreeBSD telnetd

screen + irssi + xterm titles

Playstation 3 + BT848 Capture

Laptop - back in action!

Website - moved...


PC Parts! and a 3DS!

Commodore: Heater tap failure

Shaina's PC Built

Laptop Heat Issues

Hike: Mackenzie Falls

Trying out Laravel

Guitar Surgery and fixing Mum's TV

Good Friday at Grandma's

Lego Easter Egg Decorator (NXT)

BSA: Headlights have arrived

Reflections on winding up a business

BSA: Electrics and Clutch lever


Bombed in Calculus

A little Python hackery for IRC

That time again, SSL certs

More PHP

Writing PHP again...

MtGox Yubikey not reprogrammable. :(

Scavenged a few more posts...

Sea Lake: Telstra outage

Crystal Brook -> Moulamein

Guild Wars 2

Lunch on top of the world (not quite)

Family Reunion #2

Resurrecting my Skype

Adelaide Zoo

Hanging about in Port Adelaide again

Mildura - Rio Vista House

Parenting Win?

Sprinter back together, on the road

Telstra 4G Wifi Hotspot

I've reluctantly taken a second job!

Over-the-Air HD out in BFE

This is how you don’t write PHP

New Toy: Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

To the Melbourne Zoo!

Time Machine fixed...

Budapest, again

Duncan is Eight!

Blowing away hard disks

Emergency Updates!

More games...

Mega Drive!

Open Source Scan Convertor

Gotta Go Fast!

New Monitor Day!

Duncan's GPU is dying.

Duncan's seven!

Data loss!

Blog Bootstrapping

New Desktop!

Duncan Birthday: Bowling

House: Maintenance Requests


Signing my Git commits: Part 2

curl: *tableflip*

Laptop Wifi Troubles

Signing my Git commits

A new lounge room

Microsoft licensing still sucks

Fishing at Tullaroop

Debian Update

Duncan's birthday, full recap

Medion 1TB NAS Server (P89625)

Duncan's 4th Birthday

Importing Blogger to Jekyll, Part 2

Updating WoW plugin for Mumble

Made it home safe

Easter Bunny and Echuca

Broken down in Bourke

Boxing Kangaroos

Bustling Barringun

Up north into the cyclone

I might migrate this blog after all


Jekyll, where has it been all my life

HDD mount for the PS3

Air cleaner won't stay on the XF

Almost trust-less Ripple for Bitcoiners

Happy Birthday Duncan

Whoops - I think I blew away my GPG key

New Toy: Ripple payments

Fixes for my Galaxy Nexus

Hanging Mum's TV on the wall

Toolondo, Vic

Arigeitsu -> Arbok

Duncan's 2nd Birthday

Finally back in Port Augusta

Glendambo, SA

Coober Pedy, SA

Off to the NT border and back...

Sabriena wants a Kindle

CSIRO Parkes - "The Big Dish"

Muswellbrook, NSW

Duncan’s Birthday is coming up!

Trevor's Bumps... Mark II

FreeBSD + pf(4) + miniupnpd

Fun things to do with Electricity

The “Kofta” Incident

Schrodinger’s Baby

The Lego Scavenger Hunt

New Router: Alpine!

New Router: FreeBSD!

My Nintendo 64 is back!

Mum's Birthday Dinner

N64 modded, Mega Drive RGB...

More VDSL pain...

EPN, again!

NBN works in progress!

New TV!

Using VirtualBox remotely

Duncan's mouse is here.

Contaminated Sausages!

Bye Bye Skylanders, Hello Plants vs Zombies

Dental Hospital

I hate working on SSL stuff

SteelSeries Rival: Great mouse, terrible software

New Toy: Linksys SPA-3012

Fuck yeah, Childhood!

More Sprinter Fixes

Run to the Border

ADSL Modem Issues

Debugging Squid PAC on Chrome

Blogger template grumblings

NTFS Failure under FreeBSD

Ballarat Computer Market - Really going downhill

Diablo 3 Downloader issues

Github's Octicons


Still waiting on the Transit...

Gmail time saver - Preview pane (now with 20% less ads)

Long night

So… I’m a Dad now…

The New G-Ride

My time at the Shelter

banner exchange up!

magazine madness

boredom reigns supreme!

brand new design!

Custom DNS entries on a UniFi USG

Super Smash Bros

Network fun!

Finally: NAS Upgrades

Dodgy DisplayPort Cables

ComputerCraft: Coding with Minecraft

New toy: Apple Macbook

Duncan and the Light Gun

Steam Link

Bootleg SNES Games

House complaints


Asus ROG Giveaway

Duncan's Limited Steam Account

Wired Ethernet to the desktop

House Inspection

House clean up

Back to Portland, again!

Exetel: Bummer

New Phone: Moto G

Grandma's 85th

Finally fixed the Sprinter's indicators

Trying to sort out Telstra

Enabling GPS on Sierra Wireless AC760S

This is what several hundred bucks worth of copper looks like

No turbo again on the Sprinter

I got my phone back from Samsung

I'm not a criminal!

Fixing the TV at Mum's

Encryption is like a big, impenetrable pipe…

Hey Oldsmobile... shh!

Trevor's Subwoofer

LetsEncrypt with Cloudflare DNS validation on FreeBSD

The Great Wifi Audit

Hello, Jemima!

Fixing Dad's PC

Crash in atheme-services!

Linode: IPv6 Pools on FreeBSD

Slackware: Linux, the hard way

No Wipers on the Commodore?

AV Cables

New screen for Duncan's tablet

eBay Goods! New NIC for the TV machine!


Back to the Wii, again

Toothless Kid!

Xbox 360 Controller woes

PS4 Cleaning

Damn Heisenbugs!

Super Nintendo!

Taxes: Done already

The drowned pump

You can never find a Koala when you need one... :(

Google Authenticator on multiple phones

Doing pushups means no sleep?

Duncan’s growin’ up!

Duncan got his shots :(

It's alive! It's also alive!

got f1sh?


sugarbaby go bye bye

Amplifier for Sabriena

New (to us) Table

VDSL fixed?

Website outage!

New Toy: Wii U!

u-blox GPS

New router: pfSense

Hacktop Mk II

More Overclock Tests

Passport renewal

More C#

This storage shed drives me nuts!

Approved for a rental

Thrift shop find: ADSL2 modem

Babby's first ear infection

Variety Club Bash - Ballarat

Telstra ADSL - Resolved?

Dad's van broke :(

More Telstra ADSL Troubles

New Toy: Sony 'Mechless' Head Unit (DSX-A50BT)

More Latitude Woes

Back at the base again


Kalgoorlie - Super Pit

Kumarina and Leonora

No more Latitude

Another look at Newman

The other Tropic of Capricorn

Well that didn't take long...

Back to one blog...

Dropbox+KeePass issues on Android

Android 4.3 update woes

Kitchen Terrorist Attack

Nudgee Beach

Kingsford Smith Memorial


Rockhampton Zoo

Crossing the Capricorn

Holbrook - Prepare to Dive!

King of the Mountain

Koalas at Narrandera

In-dash diagnostics on EL Falcon

Electronic Check Cashing - We are living in the future!

Mucking about with Mumble Authenticators

Fun at the Park

Portland's City-wide Rummage Sale

Things I've bought with Bitcoin

CyanogenMod 7 on DroidX

Everything always needs moar fwagglechop!

Vengeance was mine that day - Part #2

Vengeance was mine that day

ADSL issues :(

r.i.p. moocintosh :(

Duncan's New Whip #2

Adelaide: Anniversary and Americana

Sick of LinkedIn Spam

RIP Xbox 360?

Playstation 2!

NBN? Not quite!

BASH Scripting

No NBN yet...

More Gear!


Ethernet Over Power

Immigration Physical - Redo

Trigonometry for Pilot Vehicle Signs

Chromium on Debian in VirtualBox woes

Water heater

Laptop GPU crashes

Home ADSL connected

House issues resolved

New Router Woes

Sabriena Online... sort of

House condition report

First night in the new house

Wings and Wheels

Three things I learned about Android today

Cape Nelson Lighthouse

More Chrome gotchas

ADSL Success?

Squid - does this do what I think it does?

Duncan's soft-modded Wii

New Laptop - Toshiba Satelite L50

Finally my ringtones are back...

Off to the WA Border

'Give it heaps!'

Duncan's immunization record

I suppose there's worse places in the world to be broken down...

Mackay - Shoplifting like a Boss

The DSL nightmare is over...

I love the start of Fall

Using an Android phone that won't activate in your house

Eleven Long Years

Presenting: Mutter for Mumble!

I may have created a very expensive monster...

Our first ever Karate demonstration

Old Posts Resurrected

Hillbilly Festival and the borrowed photos

Sit up straight, boy!

Lego Land!

Visiting Grandma

The server has an HBA now...

New Server Time...

Fucking Commodores!

More NBN woes

Duncan's Desktop: Ordered

Ethernet cabling done

Cloudflare - Part 2

Skate 3

Drive-in, again!

The Great CloudFlare Experiment

Monitoring a Netgear DM200

NBN, finally

Leaky roof!


Telstra plus-packs - What's the point?

Walking around Budapest

Laser Tag!



Internet Outage

Talbot Swap Meet

Duncan's School: Parents forum

X Boxes

Hello, Hyper-V

Immigration Success!

Duncan's Passport(s)

A desk for Duncan

Duncan's New Whip

Preparing for Halloween

Eclipse photography

Out to Mum and Dad's for a visit

Build Your Own Android!

Back to the folks' place!

This van is cursed....

New Toy: NameCoin

Kickin' ass and taking names...


Broken Google Maps

Rodney's Engagement

LXD to the rescue

Dead Hard Disk...

New Server Finally Ready!

Hello Vultr

Casemod time!

UTC BIOS time on Windows 10

Searching for a Print Server

Data loss, again!

NBN Repair

Nerd Shrine: Entertainment Centre

Windows Update Sucks

Xbox: Modded

Hewlett Packard - Why do I keep giving them money?

Mumble WoW Plugin: 128-bit GUIDs

Internet connection dodginess

Quick trip to NSW

Time for a new Bike

Back through Adelaide

Most of the way west

Semaphore Park, SA

Android's gesture keyboard

Second voyage!

Bridge works on McCallums Creek

Android 4.2 showed up, OTA.

Back out on the highway

Modern Warfare 2!

Smash Weekend!

More blackout curtains

NAS Storage Woes

New Toy: Nintendo Switch!

Yet Another Playstation 2

Merry Christmas!

Commodore: Ignition Barrel

Office is getting set up!

Out to Mum and Dad's

Powerline ethernet success?

Moar Gigabit!

Super Storm?


Storage Archeology


Personal Finance Software

Boxing Day Sales: Hell no


New high beams for the Van

Electrician Paid

Windows Licensing still sucks

Sprinter Fun - p1610

First rental inspection

That was quick...

Gas bill discrepancy

Visit from the electrician

New Toy: Samsung EVO SSD

Melbourne Central

Melbourne Zoo

ING Reprieve?

Melbourne SEA-Life Aquarium and Polly Woodside

Christmas Again

More Superannuation Agony

Grampians: Halls Gap, Lake Bellfield

Bauhn Android Tablet 44809

Aussie merit badge: Rebuild a Carburettor

Merry Christmas!

Finally Free of Facebook Platform

Trying to avoid the Steam sales

SwiftKey Flow Beta

At Mum's Again

New House: Montpelier, Indiana

Saving slowpoke

Update WordPress Plugins… profit!

I fixed my bike :D

Moving Granny

Merry Christmas!

BSA: No spark!

Outdoor Blind Fixed


Rockstar Online Support

More ATO Bullshit

GTA Online

Python: webspyder part 2

Sabriena: Wisdom teeth

Exams again!

Tax Woes

Commodore: Power Steering

Hello Barnaby!

Plumber over again

Power outage: Fire!

Good URLs never move...

Fighting spam in phpBB3

Steering Column Fixed

SSD for Sabriena

Sydney for Immigration

Commodore: 200,000km service

More ELM327 Fun

Deleting a Homegroup in Windows

Commodore: New Serpentine Belt and Tensioner

SHOW STATUS in Postgres

Delayed upload

Commodore: Flat Battery

More site fixes

Accident Avoided

Car tire fixed

Duncan: First Friends' Birthday Party

Out to Mum and Dad's

Math is hard

Garden Season

Big power outage

World of Warcraft on the TV

Infinity Day 3.0

Jung Market, Warracknabeal Burnout Contest

I fixed my bike :D

J Ward and Gum San

Exetel DNS outage

More timezone difficulty

New Toy: USB Steering Wheel - Betop BTP 3130

This is why I have trust issues...

Laptop cooling redux

Blog post maintenance and Photo hosting

Selling the Van - Part 3

Taming Windows 10

Automotive Archeology

ELM327 in Python

New (to us) car - VT Commodore

Sore Ankle!

Hunting a V8

Pelican time zone issues: resolved!

New Pelican Theme

Trying out Windows 10 Insider Preview

Down to Gippsland

To the movies: Inside Out

New Rocksmith Controller

Duncan got an award!

Goodbye Telstra, Hello... Telstra?

Redirects with Amazon S3


Ballarat Model Train Expo

Wifi Changes

Fire department shows up

Duncan is back to Skylanders

Book Choices

Tracking down a Quassel Bug

Drive-in Movie

Mum's Missing Birthday

Mother's Day Surprise

Up to Parkes

All aboard the FitBit hype train!

Duncan is Five

Mum and Dad's Broadband

IRL Guitar Hero

Fuel efficiency in the Sprinter

Adelaide again, BP trouble

Easter: 2015

Adelaide -> Pinnaroo

Playstation 4

Three Wisdom Teeth Gone

More Van Work!

Bike Paint Job

Minecraft Scoreboards

Van Front End

Debian on Duncan's Compaq Presario C700

Four year olds and VOIP

Quassel full time

Metadata Retention in Australia

Learning Spanish

Giving Quassel a try

Forgotten Schooling

Duncan: Religious Education again?

Yubikey resilience...

Duncan Parent-teacher interview

Yubikey success!

Dad's Radiator Swap

Pelican + S3 + CloudFront

Almost Ready!

Line Follower Robot