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Posts that are mostly about non-computer-related things, with updates expected infrequently. I’m trying to add in some back-dated posts from various trips et cetera.

New Zealand trip (2024)

In which we visit NZ—the very first time for Little H, and the first time in 8 years for the other two H’s.

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Commentary on James Hoffman’s “Ultimate V60 technique” for pour-over coffee

I’ve made more than 400 cups of coffee using the “Ultimate V60 technique”, and here are some notes about using that method to make a café-quality cup of coffee at home.

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Elemental “That Part” (2020)

A 20-minute mini-mega-mix of 174bpm nasties.

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Imaginary Conversations #001

The one about Meat Loaf (not meatloaf).

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Simatai Great Wall

A collection of photos from various visits to the Simatai Great Wall, plus maps and general Simatai Great Wall info.

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Shuiguan Great Wall and Qinglongqiao

Photos from the Great Wall between Shuiguan and Qinglongqiao, with maps and some historical information.

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Jing DNB website

The Jing DNB blog, once upon a time the main source for news about drum and bass music in Beijing.

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Juyongguan Great Wall

Photos from hikes around the loop of Great Wall at Juyongguan.

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Huangyaguan Great Wall, Jiangjunguan “General’s Pass”, and in between

Photos from hikes along the line of Great Wall that runs from Huangyaguan in Tianjin through to Jiangjunguan in Beijing’s Pinggu District.

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Dunhuang and thereabouts

Photos from a trip to Dunhuang in May 2021.

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