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Archives for February, 2015

Embedded World

I spent a few days last week at the Embedded World trade show in Nuremberg, Germany. Ostensibly to chat to some suppliers – no one else was available πŸ˜‰ – but also to check out new technology and the like. It was the first time I’ve been to one of these events and I really […]

Circumnavigation of High Wycombe

Like a modern day Magellan I set off yesterday on an epic quest to circumnavigate High Wycombe. The town is only a few miles north of where I live but I have only ever visited it a handful of times. Having seen it from all sides I have reached the conclusion that it is very […]

New Character

Dear China, The character θ›‹ for “egg” is confusing and illogical! I have recently invented a vastly superior character which I wish to offer royalty-free. If 鸟 “bird” + ε±± “mountain” = ε²› “island” then obviously 鸟 + η”Ÿ “grow/birth” = “egg” (or perhaps “chick”). I have drawn below: please include in all fonts immediately. […]

Happy Cow

I met a really friendly cow while I was out today near reading! Here he is munching on some straw and sinking into the bog. I walked around a slightly epic 25 mile loop north of Reading which meant I didn’t get back to Henley until after dark. However, that meant I could test out […]