We’re getting close to the end now. The end of the beginning, that is. We’re really looking forward to 2014 and everything it will bring. In the meantime, though, let’s cast our minds back just a few weeks and have a look at our favourite things that happened in November.

The big news was dominated by eTolls, the National Broadband Policy and the on-going battles between telecoms operators. But we like things on the periphery, and these are our finest words about them.

Did we miss any big events in November? Let us know below.

Adam is the Editorial Director at htxt media. He has been writing about technology for almost two full decades now. In a previous life, he was the editor of PC Format and Digital Camera Shopper in the UK, before going on to work as a freelance journalist for seven years. His work has appeared in or on Stuff, The Guardian, Linux Format, TechRadar, Wired.co.uk, PC Gamer, Green Futures, The Journalist, The Ecologist and The Review. Adam moved to South Africa in 2012 and loves 3D printers, MakerFairs and tech hubs. He hates seafood. None of his friends remember this when cooking.