Fish I’ve Kept: Vulture Catfish

This page lists *my* experiences with Vulture Catfish. While some of the … Continue reading

Retro Review: Stunt Car Racer – 1989

You drive on elevated circuits, inches from death. You have to perfectly time jumps and carry the correct speed to stay on-track, all the time fighting an opponent for the victory… Continue reading

Eagle and Ice Fall Spotting at Starved Rock

I last visited Starved Rock State Park a couple of months ago. It was after heavy rains and I figured the water falls would be flowing nicely.

This time, my interest was sparked by the fact it had been REALLY cold for the last few days. I was hoping to see some Eagles, and some Ice. Continue reading

Retro Review: Introduction

The video game industry used to be a very different beast. The … Continue reading

Visiting Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State Park is located just west of Ottawa, Illinois. It is home to some extremely interesting rock formations, some beautiful walking trails, some stunning waterfalls and in the winter, is the home for Eagles who feed on the fish of the Illinois River. Continue reading

One year ago…

A year ago today Sheila and I announced that we were expecting our first child.

The pregnancy itself was a good one. Sheila only really suffered with nausea during the first trimester, and after that was able to live life with relative normality until the end of the pregnancy. Obviously it’s physically very demanding for the woman to be pregnant and emotionally, too. But I haven’t yet covered the emotional journey that is being ‘the husband’… Continue reading

It’s easy to say this now…

Dan Wheldon passed away yesterday after a horrible crash in the IndyCar … Continue reading

Getting rid of Brown Algae (diatoms) in an aquarium

More common in newly started tanks, Brown algae is quite a nuisance … Continue reading

Curing Freshwater Ich with Marine Salt

Note: This is my experience. I am not responsible for your losses … Continue reading

Our Road Trip Out West!

With a week of vacation between my old a new jobs we … Continue reading


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Tim is British and lives in the United States with his wife and kids.

He works for software developers Image Space Inc. and Studio 397 on their racing simulations, and is a fan of Gaming, Motorsports, and photography.