the name's bond, james bond - June 5, 2023Little did the producers or author Ian Fleming know, that one James Bond film in1962 would be the start of a humungous franchise in film entertainment industry.
for boaters who enjoy football... - September 10, 2022Boaters who enjoy football will be happy that the 2028 European Football Championships will be staged here in the UK, with each home nation housing matches. Robert Grindley looks at the wealth of stadiums that can be used.
the world's greatest inventions - April 22, 2022In 'Back to the Drawing Board', Robert Grindley looks at the world's greatest inventions that have enhanced, enriched, saved or simplified our lives in some way.
ever since I was a young boy - January 20, 2022Robert Grindley looks at the history of pinball machines, from when they first started to appear in bars, to when they were systematically destroyed because they were thought to have a corruptive influence on people.
remarkable bridges - spanning the years - June 1, 2021With technology and engineering evolving at such an alarming rate, spare a thought for the humble bridge. How many people have crossed bridges across the globe without giving it a second thought?
war drone – from rocks to rockets - March 8, 2021After many years of planning, design and head scratching, the Royal Marines have finally showcased their brand new “War Drone” piece of equipment. The latest piece of high tech kit that is now available to soldiers and military personnel on the frontline, promises to change the face of modern warfare.
canals and waterways - March 1, 2021Robert Grindley looks at the history of the British Canals and Waterways from the Romans to the present day. He gives us many useful facts and shows how the waterways system is becoming ever more popular for holidays and for permanent residences.
hydrogen - future fuel? - November 30, 2020Robert Grindley considers the use of Hydrogen as a future fuel to power various machines from forklifts to cars, and trains to rockets.
pick me up and then you kar go - November 30, 2020Robert Grindley considers the possibility of future deliveries being made to our doors by a robotic vehicle - bringing goods to us without the need for human contact.
technology breakthrough - September 7, 2020With the world in a very precarious state at the moment due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, it is reassuring to find that apart from the medical experiments and research tests that are being conducted 24 hours a day throughout the world, that another form of vaccine / protection is being developed and is proving to be a considerable success.
potholes - a thing of the past? - May 31, 2020Engineers from the University of Leeds mechanical engineering department have recently developed a robotic drone that boasts of being able to repair potholes in roads in just sixty seconds.
super yachts - January 31, 2020When most people buy a National Lottery ticket or other various money- making ventures, the majority who win fantasise about fast cars, helicopters, holidays of a lifetime or real estate. How many think, Super Yacht? Not many I would imagine.