Author: wpadmin

How to fix ERROR: 00000004 Insert SD-CARD RasperryPi

How to fix ERROR: 00000004 Insert SD-CARD RasperryPi

Do a fresh install of Raspbian on a spare SD card Copy all *.elf files from the newly-installed Raspbian into a folder on the PC Eject the newly-installed SD card, insert the faulty SD card Copy all *.elf files from the folder created above into the root level of the SD card, eject it and …

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Croquettes

Croquettes

Boil 600g of spuds for 20-25 minutes until soft but not mush. Make mash without liquid (no milk, etc), season, Allow to cool Separate into 40g portions (50g-55g was too big once on the plate last time) Flatten into rounds Put a stripe of nduja and a sliver of cheddar, or finely chopped sundried tomatoes …

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Best Easy Phone Upgrade Ever!

Best Easy Phone Upgrade Ever!

My USB-C charging and headphone socket had become unreliable. I look after my phones and have never broken, loosened or otherwise adversely affected a charging socket before but had to assume that’s what had happened because it was difficult to charge (long leads that put a bit of weight on the connection would fail part …

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UPDATED: MacOS Cloud Desktop – new instructions for OneDrive

UPDATED: MacOS Cloud Desktop – new instructions for OneDrive

Using a cloud-based folder (eg a folder within your sync’d Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive) means its possible to a) synchronise the contents of your desktop across multiple devices, b) make it available from elsewhere, and c) back it up. Previously I wrote instructions that, as at the time of writing this article (February 2022), …

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The Perfect Picnic Poultry Pie – How to Make

The Perfect Picnic Poultry Pie – How to Make

for pork pie lovers who don’t love pork Ingredients for the filling 350g chicken breast in 5-10mm chunks 350g turkey sausage meat 100g cashews, brined for 30 mins 100g lard in 1cm cubes Thyme, salt & pepper Butter and oil for frying for the pastry 500g shortcrust pastry Method Soak the cashews in salted warm …

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How to Read Resistor Colour Codes Right First Time

How to Read Resistor Colour Codes Right First Time

Is it just me or are resistors (especially 5-band variety) hard to orientate (left-to-right) so that reading the right code is straightforward? For years I’ve been throwing resistors into a pot on my bench when I remove them from a breadboard because, at the price, it’s easier to take a known value from a drawer …

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How to Make the Ultimate Christmas Dinner Pie

How to Make the Ultimate Christmas Dinner Pie

Make 500g of shortcrust pastry (Calum Franklin recipe) and measure into a 350g and a 150g ball, put in fridge in cling film Also put 7inch pan or cake tin in fridge, lined on the outside with foil Wizz Parsnips, Carrots and dark meat, put in a mixing bowl Dice (1cm) white meat and add …

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