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The Lake and Company

Moon - by Peter ScargillIt’s been a good weekend. We’ve had our friends Jonathan and Suzanne over at the cave for a few days – sadly all too short as today we’re off to drop them at Murcia airport first thing. We spent a relaxing weekend with some time spent at Lake Negratin and the Baza Sunday market (wherein Maureen bought a window frame for me to repair and her to eventually stain before fitting it internally as a lighting feature) – and of course the Medieval market in Galera – though to be fair it wasn’t that medieval – with a “rock band” in place in the square or example – but the weather was nice and everyone had a good time by the look of it.

DrinksYesterday we did some work on the Ethernet-controlled watering system here (a trivial job but thanks to the hot weather, taking a while like most things. I needed larger piping to take into account the fact that we have fairly hard water – for reliability), neighbour John popped up with his quadcoptor to give Jonathan a quick demo and after a quick dip in the hot-tub we ended up having dinner at the Parador Hotel just outside of Galera– very nice too – If I were to be picky – there were a couple of bones in the fish – and I HATE finding bones. Starter and deserts  – excellent.

Been brushing up on my Android programming and finally managed to put together some rather crude thermometer code for an eventual wall-mounted display. With the cost of tablets and second-hand Android touch-phones dropping through the floor it seems sensible to start using these devices as controllers – for now it’s all about learning how to make good use of the tools – while enjoying the sun – and there’s plenty of that.

5:30am I’m up and running – it’s around 22c outside already – likely going to be a nice warm day.

Panorama of Negratin - Peter Scargill

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