random@woollypigs

where a random English Dane rambles things

Month

March 2011

SillyDriver V + VI, why the need?

Why do you have the need, urge, craving, rush, desire to absolutely be ahead of a cyclist? We (cyclists) see it every day where a SillyDriver, I have talked about it here too before, just has to be in front… Continue reading →

Imodium, why?

When your your stomach tells you that what ever you just put into it is not on the list approved goods to import. We all know what happens and I have had some nasty disagreements over the years.  And it… Continue reading →

10 plugins for wordpress

Two years ago I moved from blogger to self hosted wordpress for my blog. For a various reasons, I was curious what this wordpress was, more control over my post (e.g. backup) and that I could easier modify the templates… Continue reading →

Social media

I’m on one or two of these, ok a few more of them. And if you work them well you can get good traffic to your website or blog. I do not run websites and blogs that gets lots of… Continue reading →

Chernobyl and Fukushima Daiichi

I was 16 when Chernobyl happened and remember the fear we lived through even far away in Denmark. And saw first hand the after effects of an earth quake in New Zealand last year. Even felt a a mild one… Continue reading →

Cyclotrope

Tim Wheatley have made this great little animation with a bicycle wheel and a little tune :) The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo. Now that is something to use all my spare parts on. Cyclotrope

Google Panda aka Farmer update

Google did a major change to its search algorithms a few weeks ago. Where they really cleaned up their search results. Removing duplicate and really clammed down on link farms. There is a lot of talk about people dropping down… Continue reading →

Well, you have gone and done it!

Thanks SillyCyclist. Remember the post that woollypigs wrote about the Thames Path near Hammersmith. Where he said that it is possible to cycle on most of it and recommend that you should cycle with care and give way to pedestrians…. Continue reading →

Use your gears: SillyCyclist XIV + VX

Cycling is so much easier if you use your gears. Much better on your legs, knees and you will also be faster. Also it will be safer for you, as you will see SillyCyclist XIV demonstrate below. I often cycle… Continue reading →

Helmet laws

I will fight for the right for you to have the choice to wear a helmet or not. I do think that what have happened in Australia and New Zealand clearly proves that a compulsory helmet laws is not the… Continue reading →

Bible bashers

I truly have respect for religion and there is a place for it. If you believe that there is an all-powerful being and it makes your life worth living, good for you. I do believe that the faith, the trust,… Continue reading →

Music on ubuntu

I can’t live without music and I have it on all the time and therefore have constant growing collection of music, 26,000+ tracks. Things I look for in a media player 1/ Can play my collection over the network *… Continue reading →

Thames Path near Hammersmith

It is possible to follow the Thames path along the river in Hammersmith and Fulham and Chiswich boroughs. I love to dip down to then river and just pootle alongside it. Plenty to look at and a great way to… Continue reading →

A stolen bicycle

The second worst thing that can happen to a cyclist is a stolen bike. The “tender” steps to where you have parked your bicycle out of sight, can be hard, your heart beating faster and faster as you get closer…. Continue reading →

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