Jamie Kitson

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Swing by jamiekitson Sufiya's 4th by jamiekitson Snood by jamiekitson Birthday Bakewell Pudding by jamiekitson The kids are loving the @crafthousecoffee Don Alfonso boxes, and the coffee seems to be peeking too, three weeks after the roasting date. by jamiekitson First time on public transport for a while. by jamiekitson Work Gear by jamiekitson Incredible to see nature reclaiming spaces. This was a school classroom six months ago. by jamiekitson Ally Pally by jamiekitson Training Wheels II by jamiekitson Training Wheels by jamiekitson Campfire Cooking by jamiekitson Jack by jamiekitson 🤷‍♂ by jamiekitson Our kids have started leaving post-it notes around the house. It's sort of like a physical twitter. Gran didn't visit unfortunately because we had to isolate :( by jamiekitson Lovely album from #SaalDigital, finally got a wedding album, only took us seven years. Really nice acrylic cover and lay flat book with full double page images. by jamiekitson The Tree Spirit by jamiekitson To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them, to use logic against logic, to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy, to forget whatever it was necessary to forget, then to draw it back into memory again at the moment when it was needed, and then promptly to forget it again: and above all, to apply the same process to the process itself -- that was the ultimate subtlety: consciously to induce unconsciousness, and then, once again, to become unconscious of the act of hypnosis you had just performed. Even to understand the word 'doublethink' involved the use of doublethink. by jamiekitson Kamran's become quite the bookworm during lockdown. by jamiekitson Still Waters by jamiekitson

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Marshmallow Toasting by Jamie Kitson Scoot by Jamie Kitson Silhouette by Jamie Kitson Little Bear by Jamie Kitson Deleting Your AirBnB Account - A Flow Chart by Jamie Kitson DSCF4630 by Jamie Kitson REST by Jamie Kitson Half Pipe by Jamie Kitson Scooting by Jamie Kitson Busker Outside Brighton Pavilion by Jamie Kitson Pigeon by Jamie Kitson Pigeons by Jamie Kitson Brighton Palace Pier by Jamie Kitson Cousins by Jamie Kitson Turtle! by Jamie Kitson Super by Jamie Kitson Bangla Summer by Jamie Kitson Blues by Jamie Kitson Hexagonal Phase by Jamie Kitson Obligatory Lightening Shot by Jamie Kitson

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Accidental Slow-Mo
Accidental Slow-Mo
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Latest Nasa Mars Rover Footage
Latest Nasa Mars Rover Footage
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Dji Osmo Action Cynova vs Generic Mic Adapters
Dji Osmo Action Cynova vs Generic Mic Adapters
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I was disappointed with the audio from the official Cynova adapter so I thought I'd do a comparison. 0:01 Intro (non-Cynova) 0:48 Cynova 1:50 non-Cynova 2:51 Native microphone Video with disappointing Cynova sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaDqMH1QMBo Unedited video (ie, original audio track in case the issue is software related) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY_7ZX2yi-w Having heard them side-by-side I think the Cynova is probably slightly better, but I'll probably send the Cynova back due to the price difference. Note that there are a couple of physical differences between the two adapters. The Cynova adapter USB C plug clicks into the socket securely, but the sides do not grip against anything, so it can be used with or without any cage/case. Conversely the generic one does not click securely into the USB socket and will fall out unless you are using the original DJI case, in which it fits snugly. The PGYTech case has a larger hole, big enough to open the door, and the adapter falls out as it is not held in place.
Dark Patterns
Dark Patterns
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This is the worst I've ever seen. Or perhaps I should say "noticed".
54mm Dosing Cup for the Niche Zero and Sage/Breville. Or is it 51mm?
54mm Dosing Cup for the Niche Zero and Sage/Breville. Or is it 51mm?
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I ordered a 54mm dosing cup on eBay. I'm not sure whether they sent me the right size, no seller was able to tell me what the actual dimensions of the various size cups are. I found this diagram which suggests that I do have the correct cup, since the diameter of mine is too close to the diameter of the basket it is designed for, though I do wonder if the sellers send out the same size cup for both 54mm and 51mm sizes. There are a lot of reviews on AliExpress from people who think they've received the wrong size. https://imgur.com/a/IfgJ8ou https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001810632953.html Apologies for the homeschooling going on in the background and the terrible editing. Since making this video I've started adding a drop of water to the beans before grinding, which helps a lot.

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Delay Delay Delay Repay

It's often literally not worth my time claiming the pittance you get for late trains with delay repay, but it's the only way you can punish them for being late, so I try to do it out of principal, but boy they don't make it easy. The number of times I've had to clarify my claim or correct the respon...

Nikon Z6 Mini Review

Good - Image qualityJpegs out of the Z6 are generally incredible IMHO. I know it's a cliche but there's something quite filmic about them. Everyone raves about Fuji jpegs, but I prefer the jpegs out of the Z6 even more than the X100s. I used to shoot jpeg + raw, but I've switched to just jpeg now, a...

Google and Amazon Photos Uploaders

This is kind of a mini review of my frustrations with the Amazon and Google photo uploaders for PC. I have a large (~3TB) library of photos. Ideally I'd like a CLI Linux uploader to periodically upload files at will, there are many flexible uploaders for Flickr that do this well, and many of them ha...

Changing the Oil Filter on a 2017 Ford Grand C-Max TDCi 1.5

Changing the oil on our Ford Grand C-Max TDCi 1.5 was straightforward enough. Remove the bottom cover with a torx driver and then undo the sump bolt with a 21/22 mm spanner.Changing the filter was simple enough once I knew what I was doing and had the right tools to hand, but I had difficulty gettin...

VMMEM.EXE High CPU Useage with Hyper-V

If you're using Hyper-V and finding that VMMEM is using a lot of CPU on your host you might want to swich scheduler type from root to core or classic. To find out what you're currently using run the following in power shell:Get-WinEvent -FilterHashTable @{ProviderName="Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Hype...

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