Liam Talbot

Liam Talbot



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Beer

First Attempt at Brewing - Ale'y Porter and Mexican Honey!

Having been gifted a beer making kit earlier this year, myself and some friends recently ventured into brewing our first batch. As it turned out, one accomplice, Matt, had his own kit too, so we decided to join forces and produce 30 litres each of two beers. So we have…

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IT

TFS - files not showing under source control in Visual Studio

While using the Visual Studio 2010, 2012 or 2015 Solution Explorer pane, I've noticed after getting latest from source control (in my case TFS) new files retrieved are missing the lock indicator. ![Missing source control lock on new file retrieved from TFS](/content/images/2016/04/RefreshSourceControl0-1.png) I'm not…

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Travel, Photography

Helicopter Ride Around Wellington

For my 34th birthday this year, my wonderful girlfriend got me a helicopter flight around Wellington city. It was a truly memorable and beautiful experience, and I must compliment Wellington Helicopters who have recently taken over the waterfront operation for offering an excellent tour throughout. ![](/content/images/2015/10/IMG_…

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Beer

Beervana 2015

I've been living in Wellington 6 years and 3 months now, and this was my fourth visit to New Zealand's premier beer showcase and appreciation event, Beervana. This year it was back in the regional sports stadium, locally known the 'Cake Tin', as it was twice before when I attended.…

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Music

Headphone comparison

In early 2015 I decided to spend more money than I have in the past on a decent pair of head phones. I eventually went for the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, which, 6 months later, I am very happy with. Here's my breakdown of my decision making process. NAD Viso HP50 Going…

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Other

Designing this blog

My main focus when designing the look-and-feel of this site was to make it ultra-readable on any device, minimising the chrome to keep visitors free of distraction. This site is not intended to sell anything (although maybe it showcases some ability in my UX, IA design, as well as my…

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Other

Setting up this site and choosing Ghost Pro

I talked about buying my name domain for several years before doing so, and when I eventually did, I obtained it for 10 years. Such a period would ensure I actually got my ass in gear and got something online at some point. And so, 3 years after the payment…

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