A few thousand bricks later…

Celebration time – I just finished our breakfast bar created from LEGO bricks! A total of around 4’500 bricks went into creating this fantastic design which contains characters and scenes created by many of our friends. My personal favourite is the pacman tableau – pixel art is easy to recreated with LEGO 🙂 You can see more details in this image and a companion picture. … Continue reading A few thousand bricks later…

Compiling XTrkCad from source on Mac OSX

Well it’s railway time and I’m finding that my plans are far more elaborate than ever before so I need a way of planning the layout so I can test various turnouts and track combinations before I have to start cutting track etc. No bother when there is great software out there to help you and XTrkCad is just such a great (and open source) … Continue reading Compiling XTrkCad from source on Mac OSX

Themes at last

OK, so as every other enlightenment user on the planet I decided that I wanted a theme that looked just like I wanted. Unfortunately I could never get inspiration. Until now. Enter“Flat-Curve” (please email me for suggestions for a better name). Asimple theme that promotes flat colour and reduces complexity toproduce a compelling and easy to use theme. I have just uploaded a first mock-up, … Continue reading Themes at last