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The Demolition of Common Lane

The Demolition of Common Lane

The final days for Freight Rover In the very early days of personal computers I had the fantastic experience to be in charge of PCs and mini-computers in Freight Rover. Since then it became LDV and sadly the company closed down in the last few years. Today I had the...
Do you remember when the road ahead?

Do you remember when the road ahead?

Was straight, obvious and you knew where you were going? A few months ago I  saw a fabulous post by Doug Woods. One to get the thinking matter – thinking. Doug picked up a lot of the areas I’ve been thinking about, discussing with staff and discussing with head...

This laptop has problems

Half the keyboard doesn’t work “And yet, when I tried it at home I had no problems” Sound familiar? It’s actually a design feature – making half the keyboard not work as expected. The keys in question are  7 8 9 0 and u i o p  and j k l ; and m and / Look carefully at...

Big Society – Another View

Your carriage awaits   Wearing three hats* I found the latest blog post from ResPublica somewhat intriguing. The full article is here. if you are interested in the way the decision influencers are thinking – I believe the article is worth reading. That doesn’t mean I...

Off the beaten track – in Leicester?

Or you can just go shopping at Fosse Park In the triangle formed between Narborough Road, Aylestone Road and Soar Valley Way there is the wonderful Oasis of Aylestone Meadows. Here’s the OS map showing Walker Stadium at top right and Fosse Park shopping hell* at...

Is your disk filling up?

And you don’t know why? Pocket digital cameras can quickly create monster video files. The original video of the Canadian Freight Train is 221Mb – from a pocket digital camera! You could always browse your way through Windows Explorer and just figure it out – or you...