Archive for October, 2009


Superb LED pocketwatch conversion

   Posted by: cholmondeley    in Culture, Technology

This masterful conversion of a non-functional early C20th Elgin pocketwatch casing into a fully functional LED-handed timepiece with vibrating alarm and light-responsive display is a thing of beauty — which one might expect from a project which took two years and cost $1,000 (not including the heirloom watch). Australian maker Paul Pounds (whose recent PhD [...]

Time Travellers Picnic [MEL] Nov 3 2009

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: Time Travellers Picnic [MEL] Nov 3 2009 Location: Fitzroy Gardens Link out: Click here Description: When: from 11am, Tuesday 3 November (Melb Cup Day) Where: Fitzroy Gardens - I think we should meet on the nice lawn in front of the Conservatory.. this would be a good place to retreat to in the case of any showers, too.. Bring: Bring [...]