- Teach my son to program a little bit; to show him the joy I discovered 32 years ago. This in itself will be a number of sub projects as I find interesting things for him to do.
- Use the RPi to interface and control his Hornby DCC trains. This one is going to be a bit of a stretch as there is both power, interfacing in addition to timing control.
- Link it up to an IR transmitter for controlling a mini helicopter. I hope this will be an easier version of the one above. Linking up an IR transmitter and sending the control signals should be an easier start. This will get around the problem I have with the existing remote that I can’t get the sodding thing to hover nicely.