Thursday, 20 July 2017

Why don't my domestic LED lights last forever?

Domestic LED lighting is a far better alternative than incandescent or flourescent lights.


LEDs produce light while generating practically no heat, and they seem to last forever when used in electronic equipment.


So why have 2 of my expensive bathroom LED lights gone kaput?

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Is it damp under my house (part 3): I wasn't expecting that!

We have had some fantastic summer days during the last couple of weeks, here in Sunny Southern England.


Daytime temperatures have regularly been in the high 20s/low 30s (...and I'm talking Centigrade here not Fahrenheit).


So surely the under-floor area of my house is now bone dry?

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Garmin eTrex 10: simple configuration for beginners

Configuring and using a Garmin eTrex for the first time can prove difficult for beginners.


You really need to configure the basics before you leave home, and then reset certain data before you set off on your walk.


So this post attempts to provide a basic procedure to ease some of the frustration for new users.