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365 Project – COMPLETE

365 Project – COMPLETE

364.5 Days ago I launched a project to blog every day throughout 2013. Publishing this very post will complete that project. By way of something to write about today, I thought I’d surface some of my fave moments, and (going by view stats) some of yours. It’s been a remarkable year. Some of it I knew was coming – the… Read more →

Never Play Chess with a Cricketer

Never Play Chess with a Cricketer

A writer-cum-archaeologist I’ve known for probably way longer than both of us dare to work out – goes by the name of Steve Toase – (which is a good job, as that’s his name) contact me about a commission he’s been working on this summer with photographer Lucy Carolan. There’s a ‘taster’, currently available on the homepage of wideyed.org – including the… Read more →

Codeacademy vs Minecraft vs Cricket

Codeacademy vs Minecraft vs Cricket

Today my boy Felix (age 14) got cracking on www.codecademy.com. He has been expressing an interesting in learning ‘code’ and finding out about the how the internet is made for some time, so I pointed him there. I’ve read so much good stuff about it, had a little play myself and liked what I saw and what’s more, it’s all free…. Read more →

A cyclist on the recently opened Bilton VIaduct section of the Nidderdale Greenway cycle path earlier today

Harrogate – Killinghall – Ripley cycle path

UPDATE : NOW WITH MAP (see below) The Nidderdale Greenway. An unblemished by cars Harrogate to Ripley cycling and recreation path. 14 years in the making, (or rather nearly 14 years floundering in red tape then a few months in the making) the final section of the path opened a few days ago. The final hurdle was the controversial viaduct… Read more →