Random Number Generator

The Search for a Random Number Generator

A bit shifting random number generator makes a great, compact source of random numbers. It's quick and effective but is also very cute ...
goal planning photo: David Ruck

Long-Term Goal Planning

Long-term goals often require a lot of effort to bring about and you can avoid waste by being methodical and taking your time in the planning stage ...
Your first electric guitar

The Rocky Road to Buying an Electric Guitar

The whole experience of buying my first electric guitar and the road to understanding what to look out for starting from rock bottom ...
Emily Says

Emily Says

No one wants to die, Emily's story unfolds in the garden of a space station in orbit around Earth in the not so distant future ...
Home powerline network configuration

A Powerline Network Configuration Guide

User manuals that start with 'Simply' are poor guides when things don't work as planned. Here are some things the manufacturers didn't make clear ...
Lake Geneva Trip with Surprise Strip 'n' Dip

Lake Geneva Trip with Surprise Strip ‘n’ Dip

Tempted by low priced flights, we decided to spend a few days beside Lake Geneva. We found snowy peaks and friendly nudists in freezing water ...
Paintings by LFD

LFD Paintings

Here are a selection of some of the artwork I have created over the years. More recently I've been working on website articles and creating music ...
War Thunder's The Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX

How to Install the War Thunder Plagis Spitfire

A step by step guide to install War Thunder's Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX DLC Pack in particular, and probably any DLC pack in general ...
Star Citizen Planetary Landing Guide

Star Citizen Planetary Landing Guide

This is a step by step tutorial for new Star Citizens: where to find the ship retrieval consoles, how to get to a destination and everything in between ...