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Europe 25 – The Holey Roaming Empire

I know the story. You know the story. Charles Babbage invented machine computing, but the technical sophistication of the time wasn't up to realising his dream. Alan Turing worked out the theoretical basis for computing during the day; while cracking Enigma, and incidentally laying the foundation for the hardware, at night. Then the Americans invented [...]

By | 2018-01-02T01:28:42+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments

Europe 19 – Shopping

Parking the kids with Steven & Louisa, Anna and I went shopping in London. We bought a t-shirt for me and some books for the girls. Good to spend time just with Anna, who was, throughout, brilliant, witty, elegant, always knew exactly where everything was, familiar with the public transport system, impressive in her knowledge [...]

By | 2018-01-02T01:37:10+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments