Networked Nightlights with ESP8266 and Raspberry Pi

A couple of years ago I made my oldest kid a nightlight for his bedroom. It was a simple project using a Raspberry Pi Zero, a Pimoroni Unicorn HAT and some code in Python. I set it up to change colours at specific times of day to help him know…

Metric Recipe for Fluffy American Style Pancakes

Over the past 6 months, I’ve been making pancakes for my family on Sunday mornings. My kids love American style pancakes covered in fruit and maple syrup, but I found it hard to find a metric recipe that worked for me, so I had to experiment and make quite…

Welcome to my Maker blog

Hi, I’m Andy and I like to Make Stuff (totally stealing Bob’s line here!). It’s mostly true though - my name is Andy and I’m a maker. I hope to use this site to start documenting my efforts to make various things. I love hacking with…