Military Grade Tech, Over Here!

A mesh network (or simply Meshnet) is a local network topology in which the infrastructure nodes (i.e. bridges, switches, and other infrastructure devices) connect directly, dynamically and non-hierarchically to as many other nodes as possible and cooperate with one another to efficiently route data from/to clients. And, my house now has a Mesh WiFi Network.… Continue reading Military Grade Tech, Over Here!

1st Harrogate Film Festival: A Local’s Response

I have had quite a fun filled weekend, what with my Dad’s birthday meal (Happy Birthday Dad) and the recording of my radio show – however, what I want to blog about this post is the first installment of Harrogate International Film Festival. 1st Harrogate Film Festival: A Local’s Response :: At the time of going… Continue reading 1st Harrogate Film Festival: A Local’s Response

H. P. Lovecraft’s “At The Mountains Of Madness” by Icarus Theatre

The below is what Harrogate Theatre had to say about H. P. Lovecraft’s “At The Mountains Of Madness” by Icarus Theatre . Me and the good lady wife went along to it as a way of celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. Five years of happiness. I write about the joy of married life all over my… Continue reading H. P. Lovecraft’s “At The Mountains Of Madness” by Icarus Theatre

Celebrating ‘Capability’ Brown & The Yorkshire Landscape

My wife and I took advantage of the hottest day of the years so far and journeyed in to town. First stop was Major Tom’s Social, where we supped, however the destination was always going to be The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate. Kathryn had spotted that there ‘was an exhibition about trees’ on at the… Continue reading Celebrating ‘Capability’ Brown & The Yorkshire Landscape

A Review Of “An Eschatological Bestiary” By Oz Hardwick

As ever on Ijo Pona, I only review things that I like; things that have inspired me, things that have moved me and things that just plain tickle me. An Eschatological Bestiary by Oz Hardwick is such a book. Billed as “…… [Eschatological Bestiary] offers symbolic visions, modern protest, and a complete exegetical interpretation of… Continue reading A Review Of “An Eschatological Bestiary” By Oz Hardwick

We Visited North Bar Harrogate

North Bar Harrogate opened it’s doors on February 19th 2016 – just where GAME used to be near the Theatre: 2D Oxford Buildings, Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1DA As it’s site says – Joining the thriving community of independent businesses, North Bar are bringing their legendary commitment to excellent service, incredible beer and exciting drinks… Continue reading We Visited North Bar Harrogate

Salon #1

Went to gig tonight – no biggy in that itself – but, if I said it was the start of monthly installments of manifesto spouting artistic brilliance then, YES, it was a biggy. Salon #1 was hosted by cAVE – an improvisational outfit heading from North Yorkshire – and they opened the show. I did… Continue reading Salon #1