Hello! I studied Computer Science, and live in Bath. I write code, design games, and occasionally tweet.
Hello! I studied Computer Science, and live in Bath. I write code, design games, and occasionally tweet.

Posts from 2020

Blogging through the Years Aug. 8, 2020 in History, Photos, Text

2018 2019 2020

Using Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, here are screenshots of my blog from 2018, 2019, and 2020. Can you believe it’s August?

Oops, I Accidentally Made Another Fractal Explorer Jul. 27, 2020 in Fractals, Javascript, Text

In the last few days, I’ve been busy re-theming this site, and finally finishing many of my existing projects.

I’ve added lots of missing features, improved the user-experience, added some difficulty options, significantly increased performance, added new tools, improved the visual appearance, added mouse/touch support where applicable, and even made most things (including this blog) work in browsers as old as Internet Explorer 11.

Along the way, I accidentally created another Fractal Explorer.

And I’m not done, not yet.

Image Bit Planes Jul. 7, 2020 in Rust, Text

Image Bit Planes

BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Take On Me Jun. 27, 2020 in Flute, Music, Orchestra, Videos

BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Take On Me BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Take On Me

Since lockdown, we’ve been unable to practise in person so we’ve been keeping sharp online! In this video we’ve individually recorded each part of A-ha - Take On Me, and re-assembled them into this video.

BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Cars Jun. 6, 2020 in Cars, Flute, Music, Orchestra, Videos

BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Cars BathTub Virtual Orchestra - Cars

Since lockdown, we’ve been unable to practise in person so we’ve been keeping sharp online! In this video we’ve individually recorded each part of Gary Numan - Cars, and re-assembled them into this video.

TabTool Apr. 19, 2020 in Javascript, Text

I made a FireFox extension called TabTool mainly for me, but also for anyone else who wants to give it a try.

Screenshot Screenshot Screenshot

A minimal Firefox browser extension that lets you easily copy, manipulate, and open list of URLs. Supports light and dark!

I Completed BathHalf 2020 Mar. 15, 2020 in Sport, Text

BathHalf, in partnership with Bishop Fleming: 15th March 2020. Congratulations Matthew Consterdine on completing the Half Marathon in a time of 01:51:45. 2020 Finisher.

Moving this Blog to GitLab Feb. 11, 2020 in Text

This blog has now been moved to GitLab, allowing me to experiment with their CI / CD setup.

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Fractal Pen Plotters Feb. 3, 2020 in Fractals, Photos

Fractal Pen Plotters Nova

If you want to try it, I have updated my Fractal Explorer to export fractals using PenPlot coloring. Then use potrace to convert the image to a SVG. If you want to print this specific fractal, why not download either the PNG or the SVG.

BathTub Orchestra at Roots Jan. 19, 2020 in Flute, Music, Orchestra, Videos

BathTub Orchestra at Roots BathTub Orchestra at Roots

Today the BathTub Orchestra’s is playing at Bradford-upon-Avon’s annual Roots Music Festival, at the Wiltshire Music Centre. I had a fantastic time playing the flute. Here is a playlist from the night.

We Made the Paper Jan. 14, 2020 in Flute, Music, Photos

We Made the Paper We Made the Paper CLoseup

That was Over Quickly Jan. 9, 2020 in Photos

That was Over Quickly