Raspberry Pi Setup: tools to make your life better

If you set up a lot of Raspberry Pis you start searching for tools to make your life easier. Here are a few of mine: Mini keyboard and mouse combo Although I mostly set things up headless, occasionally it’s helpful to have a USB keyboard and mouse that you can simply plug in and go. […]

Adding a shutdown button to your Raspberry Pi Flask App

If you’re running a Flask App on your Raspberry Pi in Kiosk mode you may find that you want to add a shutdown button to the ensemble so that you can switch the Pi off safely without having to SSH into it and manually issue the shutdown command. Based on Adding a Shutdown Button to […]

Urbex: South Marsden Hotel

Today I went for a wander around South Marston Hotel with Joe of Loath, Skippy and theorbtwo. The hotel went into administration in July 2016, 3 months before it was due to close leaving “[h]undreds of guests and more than 1,000 leisure members … [without refunds] for […] bookings already made” (source: Swindon Advertiser) and […]