Posts tagged Investigation

Unexpected Changes

E-mail is one of those things that you take for granted. Once you have set-up an address and a client you can reliably receive mail for many years until something changes.

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Aims for 2014

Time for a look back at what I intended to do last year.

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The Colander

I had been using a plastic colander for many years to drain pasta, a task it performed well. I have been disappointed by its draining ability when it comes to lettuce and leafy greens. There are two reasons for this. Firstly pasta is drained to remove most of the water, you need a little left to lubricate the sauce over the pasta and to stop the pasta burning when placed back into the pan after straining. Secondly lettuce has a large surface area which likes to hold onto water. The lettuce I wish to drain more as the residual water is thinning the salad dressing (Caesar) and making a watery mess.

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Bedroom Temperature

Now that the winter months are upon us getting out of bed in the morning has become more of a chore. The difference in room/duvet temperature is difficult to overcome. It would appear that a room temperature of 18-22 C is recommended for a good nights sleep. I might have a go at putting it to the test.

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Neighbours Wifi

I had noticed the odd wifi dropout on my laptop over the past week. It seems I have now found the cause. I have new neighbours and they have set their router up to broadcast at high power on the adjacent channel to me. I have had to move to another channel to restore my signal. I am not happy about this, experiments may need to be conducted.

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Sock Wear

Having had some use out a a set of socks, marked up with the days of the week; I have begun to consider the uneven wear rate of the socks.

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