Bees Wax Candle

I recently decided to try and recycle some old bees wax candles as they had burnt down pretty much to the bottom but still had a good deal of wax left on them. I like bees wax and it seemed a shame to waste it, so I bought some wick and took some little jam jars and made my first candle. I melted the wax in a pot of hot water, but later found it is easier and quicker to melt the wax in a microwave....

7 March 2023 · 1 min · Mark

Last Day of February

I had wanted to be a little more consistent when it came to posting on here, however this month got away from me, and to at least post something, I am writing this little piece. Before the months comes to an utter end I will slip this one in under the wire. I have been busy though, mostly on learning the *nix CLI and tools, most especially the ins and outs of Find and Grep....

28 February 2023 · 2 min · Mark

End of the year and...

In my last post, The end of social media, I lamented the decline of social media, and my feelings of weariness regarding the interaction and general lack of sociability on social media in the last couple of years. In an attempt to lower my stress level and concentrate on more productive things I am stepping further back from this charade and moving into a quieter corner of art and code. These are the two things I love and have been doing for a very long time....

31 December 2022 · 2 min · Mark

Long Time No Post

I seem to have let this site go unloved for a long time. The main reason I suppose is a lack of motivation in posting and a bigger lack of interesting things to post. I have been quite busy though, both with Blender and in the last month, or so, with Moi3d. I hadn’t used Moi3d in a long time and was starting to miss the little tool, so took a few weeks to refresh my muscle memory and get some practice in....

21 September 2022 · 1 min · Mark