Recently an article appeared on the LCC website about people being fined for cycling on the pavement of Stratford High Street where the Greenway is now diverted due to Olympic and Crossrail works. I decided to take a closer look on the ground on Tuesday evening to see if it was valid for people to cycle there.… Continue reading Cycling along Stratford High Street
On Thursday 17th there was the November WordPress London meetup in the Headshift | Dachis Group offices. I recorded the 3 presentations and have uploaded them to YouTube: WordPress News by Chris Adams Chris gave a roundup of the latest changes and releases in the WordPress community. [Updated video with typo in title fixed.] WordPress Site Structure for… Continue reading WordPress London Meetup – 17 November 2011
On the weekend of the 9th until the 11th of September I organised a cycle trip to Belgium as part of the LCC/Bromley Cyclists. There was quite a lot of interest, however due to various things turning up at work, and schools going back, only one other person came along, who I’d never met before.… Continue reading Cycling: Belgium Trip September 2011
On some longer distance First Great Western trains they have an entertainment carriage in coach D. This is the Live map feature which attributes CloudMade maps that highlight the rail lines. The attribution fades after a few seconds.
About to dock in Calais., a photo by smsm1 on Flickr. About to dock in Calais.
On Thursday there was the July 2011 London WordPress meetup in the Headshift | Dachis Group offices. I recorded the presentations and have uploaded them to YouTube: Ice-breakers & Introductions Introduction to WordPress by Emily Webber Beginner Theme Development by Keith Devon Looking Under the Hood of WordPress by Chris Adams If you’d like to come… Continue reading London WordPress Meetup – 28th July 2011
Some of you who were at WhereCampUK, Nottingham in November 2010, may recognise the discussion in this blog post as it is based on my talk there. Since the early days of OpenStreetMap, people have been bulk importing data into the database. There have been various issues with many of the previous import methods, which… Continue reading Bulk loading data into OpenStreetMap
I recently headed over to France for another weekend cycling trip. This time I stayed the night in Oostende, Belgium, so that I could cover more distance in the trip on the continent. This time I headed over using SeaFrance instead of P&O since they were significantly cheaper when returning the following day, rather than… Continue reading Cycling: Calais to Oostende and back
With the English bank holiday weekend (Scotland has the August bank holiday on the first Monday instead of the last), I thought that I would go for one of my longer cycle rides and see if I could beat my previous record of 150 miles. On the Saturday morning I packed the 4.5 litre of… Continue reading Cycling: London to Dover overnight
You may remember some of my tweets from the end of last year from an accident on my way home from work. I was cycling past Peckham Rye Park along the London Cycle Route 22 as I was usually doing, a motorist decided to come out of a side road even so he didn’t have… Continue reading Cycling: Car bonnet: Half a year on