Books

1Q84 – A World with Two Moons and the Cat Town

1Q84 – A World with Two Moons and the Cat Town

I have almost believed there are two moons in the sky. Even I am not reading the original version in Japanese but…

Raising Freethinkers – Raising Kids by Secular Parents

I did have some expectations about this book. I was…

Kindle Screen Problem

Last Saturday, my daughter’s kindle has some problems – part…

Being Humbler – A Briefer History of Time

I read Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” about a…

Fun with Kids

Rainbow Loom –  DIY Bracelets and more

Rainbow Loom – DIY Bracelets and more

Rainbow loom diy bracelets, made by small rubber bands. DIY rainbow loom rings, earrings and pencil grips with video tutorial.

Use a Pencil to its Last Inch

I always found dumping a pencil at one-third of its…

A Dirt Cheap DIY Toy Made by Expired Credit Cards

Whenever I have a new wallet, I could always find…

Praying Mantis – Nanoblock Toy

I received this present from my lovely daughter on the…

Mods

iPhone Indoor Cycling Mount DIY

iPhone Indoor Cycling Mount DIY

Indoor cycling can be boring. In this project, I installed an iPhone cycling mount on my OSIM iBike such that I can…

Pro-Ject DAC Box Mod – Research

This Pro-Ject Dac Box mod project started a couple of…

Pro-Ject Dac Box USB mod

This Pro-Ject Dac Box has been with me for some…

Musical Fidelity X-10D Cap Mod

I bought this toy some time ago. I put it…

Photos

Rollei vs Leica – 40mm lens comparison

Rollei vs Leica – 40mm lens comparison

I have recently done an experiment of Rollei vs Leica. Lens: Rollei Tessar (40mm f3.5) on a Rollei 35 and a Leica…

Used Rollei 35 Buyer’s Checklist – Part 2

After checking a Rollei 35 by eyes, you can further…

Used Rollei 35 Buyer’s Checklist

I am lucky enough to own almost the full series…

Projects

DIY Digital Photo Frame by Kindle Keyboard

DIY Digital Photo Frame by Kindle Keyboard

I have recently addicted to film photography, especially taking black and white photos. I found the photos displayed on computer screen (yes,…

Yashica Electro 35 GX – Compatible Battery DIY

I have a Yashica Electro 35 GX rangefinder camera. It…

Soldering Iron Stand – A James Bond DIY Version

All soldering iron stand are designed for desk-top use. They…

Raspberry Pi – Another Adventure

Raspberry Pi (RPi) has been quite a hot gadget recently.…