With yet another Christmas rolling around, the Lego-season was on! With a nice lineup (but not as nice as last year!), these are the sets I’ve acquired this year: 42060-1: Roadwork Crew 42064-1: Ocean Explorer 42068-1: Airport Rescue Vehicle 42070-1: 6×6 All Terrain Tow TruckContinue reading
To keep up with the tradition, we decided to go on a long trip abroad again this year! This time, we’re heading down the globe nearly vertically to find ourselves in the southern part of Africa once more. We generally need a lot of millimetres when we’re over there, and this time we’re tied to weight limits a little moreContinue reading
Oh yes, I’ve been helping our local economy getting trough the rough patch a little bit more lately. And boy, did I enjoy doing so.
It has not been a long time since I last spent a good amount of money on my cameragear, and yet that time has come again: I bought a new toy! Not a FF-body, or a new body of any kind but some real glass. Due to pure chance I ran into an amazing reduction on a lens favorite amongstContinue reading
Very recently, I’ve acquired a new gadget. As some of you know I’m quite an avid photographer, and combined with my tendency for getting new gadgets it yields a combination which is deadly for my finances. A long story short: I bought the excellent Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM. Below are two of the pictures I took withContinue reading
So, after a very considerable time of trying to figure out whether it is worth the money, I couldn’t resist it and made up my mind. Forget about the third-party lenses. No Tamron, Sigma or Tokina lens for me. A Nikon it will be for the very first dedicated lens I will own: a macro. So, I went out, andContinue reading
Finally, after some time, I’ve come around to get you guys the low-down on the brand new hardware. It’s awesome, in the most true form of the word. Comprising of a Intel Core i7-950 processor running at 3.07 GHz on an X58 motherboard with 12GB of RAM and an 80GB SSD, it’s fast. Very fast. And then some.
Oh, the wonders of modern technology. Just now, I’ve been informed about the fact that my neighbour has signed off on receiving two packages for me. The packages contain the last bits and pieces for me to succesfully assemble my new PC.
The mailman arrived late today, giving me the chance to get my two packages from him! #1: 585 x 400 x 230 mm, with a total weight of 6795 grams #2: 650 x 440 x 335 mm, with a total weight of 10740 grams These packages combined make up for the most awesome PC I’ve ever assembled.
It’s been quite a while since I last upgraded my computer hardware as my main computer is my Pentium-M 1.6GHz laptop with 2GB of memory. My former workstation, aka server, is an AMD Duron 1600 with a whopping 1GB of memory. Both are definately old.