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Archive for January, 2021

Morton Stanley Park to Elcock’s Brook and Ham Green, Walk in Redditch

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

A walk through local paths including parts of the Monarch’s way. This walk has some challenges in terms of difficult stiles and can get very muddy. In some places I had to take an alternative route due to flooding of the path. Distance: 5.2 miles Terrain: Footpaths. Includes difficult terrain, stiles and may be very […]

Raspberry Pi Pico on YouTube #Shorts

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

I’ve now created my first YouTube #Shorts. It’s a quick demonstration of the Raspberry Pi Pico switching a large load through a darlington Transistor. I’ve also created a standard video on the Raspberry Pi Pico and how to get started using MicroPython here: This video is based around the Transistor switch and darlington driver video […]

Raspberry Pi Pico – A microcontroller from Raspberry Pi

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

There’s a new microcontroller available but this one is from an unexpected manufacturer – Raspberry Pi! Raspberry Pi well known for their single board computers has now branched out into a micro-controller. This has been done in partnership with other micro-controller supplies such as Arduino, who are expected to release a board based around the […]

Webheath to Banks’s Green Walk, Redditch

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

This is a walk starting at St. Philip’s Church in Webheath Redditch. It goes to Bank’s green by using a combination of the Monarch’s Way and country lanes. Approx 60% of this is on roads. The route is based on one that I have followed as part of the Scout’s Shirehike. Distance: 3.8 miles Click […]

Batchley and Enfield Woodland Walk, Redditch

Sunday, January 10th, 2021

This is walk around the Batchley and Enfield areas of Redditch. It goes through 3 different wood areas, the Memorial Garden and 2 local parks. It also includes the site of the former Enfield factory and the railway. Distance: 4.5 miles Terrain: Woodland and tarmac paths. Includes some stairs (alternate route available). Click map for […]


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