Last weekend’s Edinburgh Mapping Party went well. We had around 10 mappers at the meet up. Most of FIXME land has now disappeared. There was a few debates on what things should tagged. After some discussion it was decided the West Approach Road tagged highway=primary rather than tertiary, as it has all the characteristics of… Continue reading OpenStreetMap: Edinburgh Mapping Party Review
This weekend is the first OpenStreetMap mapping party in Scotland. It will start with a get together starting in the Doctors Pub, in the centre of Edinburgh, on Friday at 1800. (Map (with the pub marked)) From there we may find some show at the Edinburgh International Festival to go to. On the Saturday and… Continue reading OpenStreetMap: Edinburgh Mapping Party: August 2007
Today my dad came round and helped me to clean and re-grease my rear hub gears. Now the bike is running a lot better. Almost as though it’s now. However I still need to replace the cogs and chain some time soon, before they wear out completely. As I have internal gears, I can get… Continue reading Cycling: Back on the Road
Today I have spent some time re-installing Mac OS X on my MacBook. It has been over a year now since I have bought the MacBook, and have only once done a clean install on it so far. It is now a lot faster as I don’t have any junk lying around running in the… Continue reading Clean re-install of Mac OS X
Today, I was intending to cycle from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed and back. Unfortunately on leaving the lights a Regent Road to head down on to London road, my gears started making a grinding noise. Gears 5-8 all made a horrible noise. Luckily I still had gears 1-4, though unfortunately I had a top speed of… Continue reading Cycling: Bike Repairs
Filip Molcan has just pointed out a new petition to get Apple to support the ISO standard 26300, otherwise known as OpenDocument in iWork 08. iWork 08 already supports the Open Office XML (OOXML) document format, which isn’t yet an ISO standard. Wasn’t Apple meant to be a supporter of open standards?
Yesterday I took a cycle south on the National Cycle Network route 1. I headed out on the Lasswade Road, towards Bonnyrigg, where I joined the NCN1. It was quite a nice day, with some awesome views in parts of the route. From 20070804osmcy… One of the great things about being on a push bike,… Continue reading Cycling: Edinburgh and Galashiels circle