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Archives for November, 2010

Abingdon, Oxford

Today is my activity day so I diligently headed off on the next part of my Thames Path adventure from Culham to Oxford. Culham, if you remember, was where I had to be evacuated from by taxi after the unexpected coming of darkness a few weeks ago. It turns out Culham is the site of […]

A new toy

I have a new toy! It’s a tiny computer. Specifically a BeagleBoard-xM. Here it is next to a pen for comparison: Inside is a TI OMAP3530 SoC containing an ARM Cortex A8 core, TI C64x DSP, and a PowerVR GPU. As well as 512MB RAM and 256MB NAND flash. It supports tons of peripherals including […]

xcowsay 1.3

Out of the barn and on to the interwebs: here it comes! xcowsay 1.3! This version is another minor upgrade to xcowsay with the following changes: A number of small bug fixes in xcowsay itself and the configure script. Setting –time=0 now means the cow is displayed until clicked. If the text is so wide […]

Goring to Culham

I walked along the next bit of the Thames Path today, slowly making my way towards Oxford. Today’s segment was between Goring and Culham. It was quite pretty with autumn trees and quaint villages, but it did rain a bit. I didn’t manage to take many good pictures, but here’s one of some ill-looking berries: […]