I asked our daughter the other day if she wanted to learn how to do some programming and she said “yes, she would”. I haven’t really done much programming since BBC BASIC over 20 years ago, so I decided to go for Python. This book Python For Kids seemed to be the ideal book as… Continue reading Learning to program with Python
This view will always remind me of going to Sonisphere Knebworth. On the way back from getting some shopping in nearby Stevenage, we came across this modified sign.
This is my first post on my new WordPress site and thought I would upload a post from Blogilo the KDE Blogging Client. It can make a word bold, italic, underlined or even struck through.
My World He awoke with a start. The morning light was beginning to come through the window. He heard the slow steady breathing of his companion and relaxed. It was still early and he had no intention of getting up yet. He stretched lazily and considered going back to sleep but the breathing changed and… Continue reading My World
Visited the local Comet store at the weekend and came across this netbook running Ubuntu Netbook remix. Looked quite smart and very easy to use. I did think about asking the staff about it, but remembering what they’re like for answering technical questions I thought again. Update: Thanks to my wife, I now own one… Continue reading Ubuntu seen on a netbook in Comet store
Saw this on a Disney Wall-e advent calendar today. I thought the idea of an advent calendar was to eat one daily through December until either the 24th or 25th, or am I supposed to save them up for the weekend and then give them to my daughter in one go?