Solved: Bluetooth Connectivity Problems with Recent Huawei Smartphones

Since getting my most recent Huawei phone (using Android 6.0 “Marshmallow”), I’ve noticed that automatic syncing of my Garmin Forerunner GPS watch often didn’t happen automatically – even if the Garmin Connect app was open. Typically, restarting the phone would solve the issue, and allow a sync to happen – however next time, it would… Continue reading Solved: Bluetooth Connectivity Problems with Recent Huawei Smartphones

The Tottenham Hale Gyratory

The Tottenham Hale Gyratory is a road structure I know well – I pass through it regularly. It’s actually made up of two gyratories: a large one around Seven Sisters, and a small one around Tottenham Hale itself, connected like a “flywheel”: The “feeder” roads, all two-way, are shown in black. The one-way roads of… Continue reading The Tottenham Hale Gyratory

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The Information Continuum

So Google Reader is closing this summer. That’s a shame. It’s been my RSS feed reader for many years. I’m currently subscribed to 163 feeds, split across London, Tech, Mac, GIS, InfoVis, financial, orienteering and general. For a while I had a specially crafted Twitter search that fed tweets into Google Reader, but I eventually… Continue reading The Information Continuum

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Inactivity

So… I fractured my collarbone when I fell off my bike last weekend, cycling too fast through a deeper than expected ford, while on a long cycle through country lanes in Essex. It’s a very minor break, not “clean-through”, but last week was a whole world of pain, and it will still be a few… Continue reading Inactivity

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MOO Facebook Cards

My 50 new MOO Facebook cards arrived today – I ordered them on Thursday last week, taking advantage of the first 200,000 sets ordered being free. The cards are auto-created from my Facebook profile, the builder then allows you to further customise them. Note you need to have a new-style Timeline profile on Facebook to… Continue reading MOO Facebook Cards

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Summer Plans

What I’m planning on doing this summer: 3 June pm LOK Park Race Grovelands Park 5km 5 June parkrun Hackney Marshes 5km 8 June pm SLOW Park Race Battersea Park 5km 11-21 June A wedding/Lakes/Knoydart trip 22 June pm SLOW Trail Challenge Ham 10km 26-27 June A stag 29 June pm SLOW Park Race Tooting… Continue reading Summer Plans