ΔΣ(T) | Part of USS Dominik series I started 2019 from do trip to Upminster and Epping and then a visit a few place during year. Unfortunately due to various reasons I paused my exploring in the second half of the year, but I am planning to resume this year from March this year to see… Continue reading My USS Dominik adventure summary for 2019 (year 2.5 of 5)
Abstract It is an article about solving a problem with using new NVMe SSD with LattePanda on Windows 10, but it may be helpful for anyone who has a new NVMe SSD or other versions of LattePanda. SOLUTION FOR: LattePanda Delta (432)WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD (NEW) but it should work for other NVMe SSD.… Continue reading How to make NVMe SSD work with LattePanda Delta?
Abstract This article my experience about my last trip on Virgin Trains in debranded trains, quick opinion about my overall experience Virgin Trains over the years and what I know about their future. Bullet points as key points to take away The last trip was a bit soulless due to debranding.I had a great experience… Continue reading A farewell to Virgin Trains
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.144 on 07.12.2019. My weight on that day was 109.7 kg. My result was 29.33, and I was 212th out of 451.It is my personal best! It is better by 4 seconds.In my age category: I was 14 out of 17 runners in today's run. In Top performances table in… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .12
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.143 on 30.11.2019. happy after run 🙂 The weather was great . It was cold and sunny. The temperature was around 7°C. I forgot to weight myself, but last time I checked my weight was 110.1kg. just few hundred people are preparing to race I was 254 out of 447… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .011
It was my second attempt to attend to Watford 10 km race. Last year, I couldn't attend due to sickness, but this time I manage to do it even I have a minor leg injury. before race where I look fresh and full of the energy The race starts and finished in Cassiobury Park, but… Continue reading My run at Watford 10km Autumn 2019
It was my Parkrun 10th Anniversary! I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.142 on 23.11.2019. The weather was great in comparison to what forecast predict. It was just cloudy, and the temperature was around 9°C. My weight on that day was 110 kg(1.6kg↓). I was 254 out of 447 runners. I was 180th male. I was… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .010
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.140 on 9.11.2019. Photo was taken by Philip Hay and modified by me The weather was fantastic. It was foggy and cold. The road was slippery due wet and many leaves. Temperature was around 3°C. My weight on that day was 111.6 kg (0.1kg ↑ ). I was 248 out of… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .009
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.139 on 2.11.2019. My 8th parkrun. The weather had funny effect on measurement The weather was horrible. It was heavy shower, windy and temperature around 11°C. The road was slippery, but volunteers did a fantastic job to clean up the route. My weight on that day was 111.5 kg(1.3kg↓). I… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .008
From time to my I like to take a risk and an order something from ads/kickstarter. I decided to try a Harry's shaver as they claimed be "Quality razors, for a fair price." I ordered a "The Trial Set" for £3.95 that apparently is worth £15.50. If I read ad correctly I will notice this:… Continue reading No risk, no fun reviews 001: Harry’s shaver.
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.138 on 26.10.2019. The weather was annoying. It was drizzle and windy and temperature around 11°C. The road was quite slippery, but volunteers did a fantastic job to clean up the route. My weight on that day was 112.8 kg(1.3kg↓). My time was 30.32 with an average pace of 6.11min/h… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .007
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.137 on 19.10.2019. Pictures from the race can be found on my Instagram: (Comming Soon) The weather was fantastic. It was cold and sunny with a temperature around 10°C. The only problem was a track. It was wet, a bit and leaves made things very slippery in some places. RESULT… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .006
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.136 on 12.10.2019. Pictures from the race can be found on my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3hOv87llmc/ The weather was not too terrible. It was drizzling during the race, but it wasn't windy — the temperature around 11°C. My weight on that day was 113.9 kg. My result was 31.10, and I was… Continue reading My Parkrun at Rickmansworth report .005
USS stands for underground secret search and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ This station was open on 22.06'1907 as Tottenham Court Road. I visited this station on 018. Station was designed by architect Leslie Green. At the time of writing this blog, I… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Goodge Street
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.135 on 05.10.2019. I haven't done pictures from the race as I damaged my camera last week. The weather was dry and cloudy. The temperature around 18°C. It is my favourite condition. My weight on that day was 114.5 kg. My result was 31.35, and I was 300th out of… Continue reading My Parkrun Rickmansworth report .004
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.134 on 28.09.2019. Weather was perfect. It was cloudly, refreshing breeze and temperature around 18°C. I had an excellent run. My result was 33.38. My personal best remains at 33.20. I was 339th out of 451. I was 15 out of 16 in my age category. In Top performances table… Continue reading My Parkrun Rickmansworth report .003
USS stands for underground's secret search, and it is about exploring things around London’s underground station. Read more about it in my introduction: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2017/07/07/uss-dominik-underground-secrets-search-introduction/ Stockwell This station is in zone 2, and it belongs to the London Borough of Lambeth, which is in the south part of London. Stockwell tube station was open in 1890.… Continue reading USS Dominik @ Stockwell
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.133 on 21.09.2019. I had an excellent run. My result was 33.20. It is my NEW personal best! I was 314th out of 443. I was 16 out of 17 in my age category. My aim was to finish race under 35 minutes and I did it. In fact, I… Continue reading My Parkrun Rickmansworth report .002
Enjoying view from the window Abstract This post is about how to enjoy trip on one of the worst Business Class in the sky for long haul travel. I will say my opinion about Is it worth to upgrade to Business class and who should do it. This blog entry can be useful for people… Continue reading Dom Airplane Quest: British Airways Business Class. How to enjoy trip on one of the worst Business Class in the sky for long haul travel? Is it worth to upgrade to Business class?
I ran in Rickmansworth Parkrun no.132 on 14.09.2019 for first time. Pictures from the race can be found on my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Yt8ErhjgV/ As part of one of my aims is to back into running, I decided to join to parkrun with my friend, so I am more committed to run. My first goal was to… Continue reading My Parkrun Rickmansworth report .001
Seating backwards in seat 16A on BA's Boeing 777-300ER in 4 class configuration Did you book seat is backwards-facing? Did you (like me) wonder what is like flying back/rear-facing seat? Just to clarify. I will use back-facing and rear-facing interchangeably in this blog post. Many people mentioned that they were afraid and/or didn't like to… Continue reading What is an experience with flying back-facing seat on the airplane?
Some data display on 1.12" Screen 🙂 This note is about my adventure to create a little sensor tower using Raspberry Pi, Breakout Garden with few sensors. The software was written in Python 3, and I used a Flask framework. You may find this blog entry useful If you are interested in to have a… Continue reading Denva – the little Raspberry Pi project
Arrived to London After I arrived, in the last part, I should take the tube to Harrow-on-the-hill and then train to Rickmansworth, and I could be there at home at 20.45 (based on real-time departure board). I count this as my official result. In reality, I decided to do a bit of shopping (and buy… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 5 – Last leg of journey and Summary
At Brussels, I had around 80 minutes to change, but I needed to complete check-in 45 minutes before departure. Which means I had less 30 minutes to get into gates. It shouldn't be a problem except the signage didn't help. Entrance is hidden as it takes ages to figure out where is it, or I… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 4 – From Brussels to Eurostar (ES 9157)
When I arrived at Cologne, I have noticed that our train came to a different platform that scheduled, so I needed to figure out which platform to go as there my train suppose to be in few minutes. Luckily, I manage to find a platform and stay in the right place, so boarding was a… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 3 – From Cologne to Brussels (ICE 14)
DB train I was surprised to discover that we arrived on time to Berlin. I am not get used to Polish Railways to be on time. Arriving to the Berlin Hbf Anyway, I had 90 minutes to explore both stations, but first I needed to find information to ask where is a Berlin Hbf (Tief)… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 2 – From Berlin to Cologne (ICE 650)
In this part, I will talk about my experience with travel on PKP Intercity from Wroclaw Główny to Berlin Hbf. More about my quest can be found here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2019/06/09/doms-train-quest-2-2-homes-1-european-union-adventure-quest-synopsis/ ). Time to wake up I was so excited about this travel that I couldn't sleep. I went to bed at 21, but I may fall… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Part 1 – From Wroclaw to Berlin NJ456 (PKP)
This was my second train quest. You can read about my first train quest here: https://dominiksymonowicz.com/2018/10/18/doms-32-hours-on-trains-in-the-uk-challenge-report-part-1-introduction/ This challenge is called “2 homes, 1 European Union”. The idea is simple to travel from Wroclaw (my home in Poland) to Rickmansworth (place in the UK) by train to appreciate going freely in Europe. The main focus was… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : “2 homes, 1 European Union adventure” – Quest Synopsis
Somewhere in Poland The idea for this trip was in my head for some time. I nicknamed this trip as "2 homes, 1 European Union". The idea is simple to travel from Wroclaw (my home in Poland) to Rickmansworth (place in the UK) by train. I have done some research and discover that the fastest… Continue reading Dom’s train quest.2 : 2 homes, 1 European Union adventure – Plan
BA's Airbus 320 On the flight from Malta to London Gatwick, I decided to order something from the trolley. BA offers "M&S food" which I don't like it personally, so "Mediterranean Tapas Platter" is the best option for what BA offers. It costs £4.95. It contains: SalamiOlivesSpanish reganas crackersHabas FritasSalsa sauce My opinion. Sausage tastes… Continue reading Let’s try airplane food: “Mediterranean Tapas Platter” by BA