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2017 - A New Year With Moving Forward, Not Resolutions.

Life moves.  Time happens.

Nothing we do can stop that.  What we do can cause the self to rotate in a small circle while life moves around us, time continues to flow, and it can feel as if we’re stuck. 755 more words

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Analgesia In Labour TOG 2015

Happy New Year everyone!!!

Hope you all had a good time, spent time with your families and are now all set to tame this Beast! 88 more words

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Basic Skills 6 – Modular Prototype Box

As I mentioned elsewhere, circuits on a breadboard sound different to circuits in enclosures for entirely scientific reasons that are beyond me and not very important at this point. 244 more words

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Basic Stuff 5 – Hook and Loop

So! You’ve tinned them wires like a champion, and now you have to attach them to a pot. This is my preferred method because it establishes a good solid physical connection before you solder.  61 more words

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Basic Stuff 4 – Twist and Tin

Getting them fiddly stranded wires through them pesky little holes in the PCB can be a right bugger.

Aye! Poking many tiny strands into that wee space is a proper nightmare. 346 more words

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Basic Stuff 3 – Hot Stuff Coming Through! (Soldering)

There’s not a great deal I can add to this I reckon. My soldering is fine, it’s not world class. It’ll certainly do for stompboxes, but NASA won’t be hiring me any time soon. 456 more words

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