Tomorrow, Sunday the 5th of August, the OASBB is going to perform Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite and a selection of Count Basie Classics as well the Fanfare-Competition tunes on the Rotuari stage. If this means anything to you feel free to drop by beginning from 14 o’clock.

The finished Lego BB-8

The other day I got the Lego BB-8 as a birthday gift and we had a blast putting it together. Some parts, especially the inner ones controlling the moving bits, were surprisingly tricky to put together. In short a nice challenge.

The model is just lovely, I especially enjoy the wobbling head part:

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Also the stand adds for a really nice presentation and the droid just looks nice on the nightstand.

8 Years on WordPress.com

The other day I got the notification that I joined WordPress.com 8 years ago. Cool!

Screenshot_20180801-074858As great as this sounds, it is only correct for this instance of the blog. I started more or less seriously focusing on blogging about a year earlier with my now long defunct photoblog From 10 to 300mm. Earlier this year I started to dig out some of those entries via Wayback Machine and the earliest post that I could recover dates back to 17th of August 2008. There were posts before that, but those I couldn’t find anymore. I switched over to WordPress two years later.

So it’s actually a slightly belated 8 year or a rather early 10 year anniversary, however you want to look at that.

I think the integration between Windows and Android is already it is already rather nice when using the MS Launcher or the Photo-Companion app on Android and this this should make the integration even tighter once it is going to public. Microsoft is doing some real cool stuff recently and I’m looking forward to it.

Watched Ant-Man and the Wasp the other day with the kids and enjoyed it a lot. Just like the first movie it is a good mix of comedy and action and a lot less serious like many other movies in this genre.