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Welcome!

Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm an experienced Software Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland, with a love for Photograpy, Space, UX and internet security.

My goal here is to share my experiences, knowledge, photography, and help people through writing articles and tutorials. I like to write about computers and technology, photography and astronomy, travel and cooking.

 

Back on All Four Wheels
8th February 2007Cars & Bikes
Finally, I have a car of my own again - almost a full year since my Honda Civic was written off in a serious car crash.
Xtreme Automobiles X1 Concept
20th January 2007Cars & Bikes
Xtreme Automobiles have been developing a new 2 seat coupe, the X1 Concept, which delivers 350-500bhp from a turbocharged 2-litre engine normally found in the Mitsubishi Evo 9, and the same 4 wheel drive running gear.
Good things come to those who wait. Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.
Bad Weather
7th December 2006Travel
What is it about abnormal weather that causes everyone to turn into morons, drive like idiots and bring a whole city to a virtual standstill?
Nearly killed in a car crash
13th March 2006Myself
On Monday 27th February 2006, whilst innocently driving home from work after my shift finished (around 11 pm), unknown to me an oncoming car round the next bend swerved to avoid an animal on the road and lost control...
Fitting New Parts to the Civic
16th February 2006Cars & Bikes
Since I have had my Honda Civic back after the engine rebuild it has been performing very well. There are none of the signs of a bad engine this time and pulls a lot harder than the last one. I think it has been done correctly this time.
Honda Civic Radio and Stereo Installation
11th February 2006Cars & Bikes
The Honda Civic Radio is a good unit from the factory, but for many, it does not offer the features of an aftermarket system. Some may wish to replace a faulty unit or upgrade to a CD player or add the option of subwoofers.
How to Replace Rear Speakers Honda Civic
11th February 2006Cars & Bikes
Here is a quick guide to on how to replace rear speakers in a 1996 Honda Civic Coupe with pictures. The process may or may not be the same for 1992-1995 models, I have not seen one for comparison.
Honda Engine Swap Saga
13th August 2005Cars & Bikes
This is the story of a simple engine swap gone wrong. Rouge traders and incompetent mechanics lead to the engine swap from hell.