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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

07/07/17

Last weekend, being our birthday weekend, saw me heading south to Cambridge and then afterwards on to Hampshire to see the family. ...  read more ...

27/07/16

Almost seven years ago now in August 2009 I wrote a post here taking the piss out of Thrifty Car and Van Rental and, unsurprisingly, I'd forgotten all about it.

Until today.  read more ...

22/04/13

Ah, the joys of rail franchises. They're planning a new "Cambridge Science Park" (really Cambridge North) railway station which will be a lot easier for me to get to on foot or bike than Waterbeach, the next station north of here. I went to a public meeting about it tonight and asked a question.  read more ...

04/01/13

It's been a while since I bought a dead tree book, a combination of the large backlog of unread books and the ease of buying e-books; but today while walking through the Grafton in Cambridge I noticed a new (to me at least) remaindered books shop and in the window they had some Peter Robinson books.  read more ...

04/07/10

Some of the gang went to Bletchley Park for the first vintage computer festival a couple of weeks ago ago. It was covered by BBC Click and they spotted Hugo standing in front of an Acorn sounding like he knew what he was talking about so persuaded him to do a piece to camera and he came out with a great metaphor for how writing software used to be.  read more ...

12/01/10

Today has been a day of walks. Milton Country Park remains shut, much to the annoyance of people like us who use it twice a day ...  read more ...

20/09/09

It was at Cambridge today for Marshall's 100th birthday. We were walking over at Quy Fen when it arrived ...  read more ...

04/08/09

Thrifty Car and Van Rental have been causing some amusement on the cam.misc news group this week. Their web site includes short descriptions of the towns from which to might want to hire cars.  read more ...

25/01/09

Yesterday I was back at King's for a Mathematic's Dinner. This seems to be a new ruse to get us back for dinner: by subject rather than year. ...  read more ...

05/01/09

... was my reaction on coming across this huge panda which currently is standing outside the front door of Borders in Cambridge...  read more ...

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