How to see the Neowise comet – an idiot’s guide!

How to find Neowise comet

We’re going a bit off-piste on this one. I’m no professional photographer and I’m even less of an astronomer. We did however manage to a) find the Neowise comet in the sky and b) take some snaps of it. This is a once in a lifetime thing – it won’t be back for over 6,000 years. Get your arse outside on a clear night and do something that doesn’t involve the word ‘lockdown’. In this article I’ll explain how to find Neowise and what you’ll need to do if you want to take some fancy pics of it.

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Walking on Sunshine!

Walking on Sunshine

In case you’re not aware, over the last couple of weeks the UK has been hit by an arctic blast of biblical proportions, or at least that’s what the media would have you believe. To be fair, the North East of England was hit pretty hard – there was an amber weather warning covering the North of the UK for a few days… which encompassed the North East… and there was another amber weather warning that covered the South of the UK for a few more days… which also encompassed the North East. Continue reading “Walking on Sunshine!”

I’ve Started a Blog… and Bought a Bandsaw!

Blog Bandsaw

This is quite exciting, I’ve started a real life, actual blog! Sometimes I just don’t have the time or inclination to put a video together, especially after a long day in the workshop. As much as I love making videos you do have to be in the right mood and if I’m tired and lethargic after a full-on day that really comes across on the screen! I love writing so this is a much more relaxing way for me to get my thoughts down and hopefully it’s something I can do more often. Continue reading “I’ve Started a Blog… and Bought a Bandsaw!”