A few weeks ago I bought an electric car, pure electric, charge the battery-electric! A bit of a leap into the dark.Back in 2011, I had a test drive in a Nissan Leaf, just a short drive around the industrial estate in Romford where the dealer was located. I was hooked and I’ve wanted an… Continue reading Charge Me Up!
1969: I went on a school trip to the Science Museum in London. Wandering around with my friend Sam we came across the Communication Exhibition that also included the amateur radio station GB2SM. We chatted to the person in charge and at that exact moment, I decided I wanted to get my license. Jump forward… Continue reading Amateur Radio
Brexit is here, and it’s much more disruptive than I had ever imagined. Before I discuss the here and now, let’s go back to 19th October 2019. I was in London, for an anti-Brexit rally. I had some EU propaganda, a couple of big blue badges on my coat. While minding my own business on… Continue reading Brexit – The Reality
Brexit is a reality. After all the years of discussion, lies, and nonsense we are at the end. The deal, thin to the point of transparent is done. Off we go into the big wide world, with our sovereignty intact. (Sovereignty is a bit like virginity, nice to have but maybe a good sex life… Continue reading Leave and a Deal
So it’s happened, we left the EU. The Brexiteerts were all busy celebrating. It’s a hollow celebration, no representation in Europe but still aligned to all the rules. In my view a huge step backwards. But BREXIT was all about slogans and campaigning to leave. No substance to the arguments. “Get BREXIT done!” won the… Continue reading BREXIT -It’s here!
GE2019 – my opinion To be fair my opinion does not amount to much in the big scheme of things, but anyway why not? I’ve got a blog, might as well use it. Johnson has a massive majority. I wanted a Labour win or a hung parliament. So I am somewhat disappointed.… Continue reading GE2019 – my opinion
I have just migrated my site from the davidpiper.me server to the davidpiper.co.uk server. As always with this type of job it never quite goes the way one expects. Stay calm and keep writing HTML/CSS and FFS edit some PHP!