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Peter Anderson

Christian - Husband & Father - Web Developer

Mirjam and I

Mirjam and I at Estonia's Singing Festival grounds

The following is the story of how Mirjam and I met and fell in love. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to read entirely, so settle in and enjoy (or read it in sections at your leisure).


Online Dating History


My dating history online isn't that long, but there have been few...

Holding You

When my girlfriend wrote me a poem, I thought I'd write one in return. Then I thought I'd put it to pictures and music and make it into a video to make it that much more special.

The poem was written by me, and the music is 'Sweet Remembrance Of You' by William Joseph.

This is for you Mirjam.

Wallpaper Calendar Collage

My wallpaper calendar collage

In November 2011, I found Smashing Magazine's 'Desktop Wallpaper Calendar' post which showcased calendars created by its readers that you could download and use as your desktop wallpaper. Every month since then, I have found and downloaded a calendar which has become my desktop wallpaper for that month.

The above is a collage I created in the GIMP, using the free 'IGLO - Images Grid LayOut' script, which shows the wallpapers that graced my desktop from Jan 2012 to Dec 2014.

Ammo Testing Results

SK Magazine ammo

Last night I performed the second round of ammo testing for my rifle. This article serves as a sequel to 'My First Rifle' which explains the purchase of my first rimfire rifle and the initial ammo testing I performed with it.

This second round of testing was done in the same way as the first, except that I tested the ammo in reverse order (to make sure the lubricated SK Mag. I used first last time wasn't having any impact on subsequent rounds). I was also better prepared this time for the drop in height of the CCI Quiet rounds, so was able to test them properly.

The results of the second...

My First Rifle

A 5-shot group of SK Mag. rounds at 50m

I have always wanted to try shooting, so when I read in the newspaper that there would be a mobile air-rifle range at the 2014 Coffs Coast 4WD, Caravan & Camping Show I went to try it out. While there, I also had a talk to the guys from the Coffs Harbour Rifle Club and found out that they shoot each Wednesday night in Howard Street. That Wednesday night I went along for the first time and so began my passion for target shooting.

I soon joined the club, got my firearms licence and, eventually, a 'permit to acquire' (allowing me to purchase my own rifle). The plan was to initially purchase...