Tag Archives: Christmas

Scratch advent calendar projects

Here’s a Christmas-themed Scratch project that I am going to do with my Year 7s. We’re going to make advent calendars. It can be differentiated several ways: First project is a simple calendar where you click on a numbered door … Continue reading

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My Christmas gift to you

Here’s my Christmas gift to you – a short story inspired by two of my favourite books. You can also download it in .mobi format for Kindle, or .ePub for other devices. Merry Christmas! No Service A Tale of Two … Continue reading

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Little Box of Christmas

A good while ago, I made The Little Box of Poems. This is a box that prints a random poem every time you push a big red button. Inside is an Arduino microcontroller and a thermal till roll printer, and … Continue reading

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Christmas is a time for giving

My oldest friend Bruce Guthrie used to do a fine mock-homily, gently taking the piss out of the Church of England as she was practised in North Somerset in the late 1970s. It always started with him clasping his hands … Continue reading

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