New Goyden - 25/09/2021

I had a free Saturday and put a call out for an activity with someone.  Robin answered and despite it being perfect climbing weather he suggested caving and New Goyden.  Our last trip down was in 2018 and on that occasion, a few meters into the cave Robin's headlamp broke…

Shuttleworth Pot trip report

When: Sunday 25th July 2021‌‌ Who: Mike S, Mike T, Tony (photo credit), Andy and myself While the club had been a few times since it's discovery and opening ~10 years ago, this was my first trip down Shuttleworth Pot. After meeting up for a quick breakfast at a cafe…

Long Churns (5 June 2021)

Long Churns and Alum Pot was chosen as the first trip of the year for the caving club (and for some members the first trip in over 18 months due to the pandemic) The youngest member and myself just did Upper Long Churns  from the middle entrance (which included the…

And so it begins

I've bought a van! I've been thinking seriously about getting one for about a year. As my life had recently taken an unexpected downward turn it was something to think ahead to and hope that one day I might get one.  As 2020 progressed (and despite Covid-19 being ever-present and…

CTF log

This is a brief log of the CTF's I've done. Mainly so I can keep track # Date CTF My writeup Did I cheat? 4 30/10/2020 Colddbox: Easy - Yes 3 28/10/2020 BSides Vancouver: 2018 (Workshop) - Yes 2 27/10/2020 RickdiculouslyEasy (Vulnhub) (Revisit) - Yes…

Scheduled task to restart task scheduler

Consider this - you are trying to workaround a critical flaw in the Windows task scheduler service which no one else seams to have, but it causes duplicate processes to be started each day. You don't know why, but restarting the server fixes it, and you find that just restarting…

Checking PwnedPasswords with Microsoft Flow

On my twitter feed, I saw a tweet from Microsoft about Microsoft Flow, Microsoft's tool which says I should I did know about Microsoft Flow, but never had a need for it. But for some reason my mind connected Microsoft Flow with Troy Hunt's PwnedPasswords service. He's written loads about…

Trip Report - Bull Pot on Kingsdale

Who Andy Ian Roger myself Where Bull Pot, Kingsdale When Sunday 3rd November 2019 Going underground at ~11:15, resurfaced at 15:00 Report Over the usual Inglesport breakfast we discussed options for the day's trip. There was concern that the recent rainfall might have make the planned Boundary Pot…