Gavin Shoebridge – an electric vehicle nut, a keen environmentalist

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Building a mid-range virtual reality gaming PC

July 22nd, 2017 at 7:09 am » Comments (0)

A friend of mine brought his Gear VR virtual reality headset over a few months ago and I was hooked. Although it was only mobile phone-based virtual reality, with limited movement ...more »

Inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and ghost town of Pripyat

January 11th, 2017 at 2:00 am » Comments (0)

I took a visit inside the Chernobyl 30 kilometre exclusion zone in the winter, then moved on to the ghost town of Pripyat, which was evacuated following the nuclear power ...more »

Which is the better growing lamp: LED or CFL or sunlight?

January 17th, 2016 at 11:38 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] LED (left) versus CFL (right) - click on this photo to see it full size.[/caption] In 2015 I bought a fancy 50 watt LED growing lamp (above left) from ...more »

Growing vegetables inside during autumn & winter

November 1st, 2015 at 9:27 am » Comments (0)

I decided to carry out an experiment. I really want to grow feijoas in Slovakia, but I fear the winters will be too harsh for the plant to endure, so I ...more »

My Slovak Life

October 14th, 2015 at 12:01 am » Comments (0)

Some random videos of my life in Slovakia: https://youtu.be/qKfSgBjzOv8 In this video above, I attempt to play the Slovak musical instrument called the Fujara. It's an impressive woodwind instrument with a distinctive ...more »

Radio Slovakia International

July 9th, 2015 at 2:17 pm » Comments (0)

Radio Slovakia International has been broadcasting to the world since 1993, and I'm proud to be a member of its English language team. To show you a behind the scenes ...more »

Sugar-free, low calorie, soft chocolate & vanilla squares

June 5th, 2015 at 9:23 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="733"] Fat free, sugar free, very low calorie, yet very tasty![/caption] I created an unusual cake recipe today, with the goal being to create a tasty, chocolatey snack ...more »