Teaching

Becoming a Teacher The Guardian on the 29th March published a letter and reply in its Dr Woek column about becoming a teacher. The reply referenced http://www.lifelonglearninguk.org/ which is the body responsible for qualifications in teaching.

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Amsterdam

Things to do next time The boat trip we took in July ’06 went down the Prinzengracht, with views of the West Kerke and the Pulitzer Hotel, named in “1000 places to see” by Patricia Schultz and adjacent to the Jourdain. Been there three times now, Xmas 2005 and early Summer 2006, and autumn 2008.

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Rome

The Eternal City, I visited in 2008, and made some notes and links; they are all broken now, but I have left the link to my map, which is a bit crap. Map View Larger Map

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Labour and Language

Introduction This is a suspended/abandoned project. Harold Wilson Harold Wilson (Wikipedia) Harold Wilson’s Guardian Obituary Harold Wilson’s No 10 .gov page Neil Kinnock Neil Kinnock (Wikipedia) Niel Kinnock’s wikiquote page Google Neil Kinnock at the bbc Tony Blair Tony Blair (Wikipedia) his own words, a youtube video Links British Library Microforms index, includes a collection…

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Ninafer, a BG1 mod

The Ninafer mod for BG1 was hosted at the “Chosen of Mystra”. I found that her installation files seem to have disappeared from the internet. I have uploaded my disk copy to this page. The best I can offer is this zip file, called Nina.zip, it contains a setup.exe the .tp2 file and the supporting folder….

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Second Life

Is this the future collaboration platform for the Internet, or another amazing waste of time. The EU Commission took it seriously for a while, and it’s still going. Here are my notes and links, 

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BT Phones i.e. Handsets

Home Handset I have a BT Studio 1100. The customer services line is 0870 605 8047, and open between Mon-Fri 0830-1800, Sat 1000-1600. I found the BT Customer Services omnibus page on Google. 14th August 2007

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RYA Day Skipper

I have been down to Poole, the nine days ending 1st July. The company Moonfleet Sailing offer a nine day combined theory and practical course for the RYA Day Skipper. This offers a weekend in the class room, five days and nights on one of their yachts for the practical and the following weekend to finish…

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Honda Radios

Honda Radios have a protection code. They hold this in a volatile RAM i.e. it needs power to retain this information and it loses the code when changing the battery. This article was written in 2007 and is probably pretty worthless now. Jan 2019 

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Bye Bye to Snipsnap

In June 2007, at http://snipsnap.org. it was announced that the original authors and team the created and supported Snipsnap were ceasing work on it. Some community users proposed to move the code here… at sourceforge.net.

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Florence/Firenze

I went to Florence with the family in 2007 and had a great time. Here are the notes I made; unfortunately the delicious bookmarks have gone away.

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NWN Class Builds

This snip originally collected some resources aimed at helping people take their characters through to level 40. It was re-written in 2007 in what was an unsuccessful attempt to re-ignite my interest in the game. It failed and I left it alone for a number of years, I had another look when I started NWN2….

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Word of Iron

The outlaw Josey Wales A quote from the film Ten Bears: These things you say we will have, we already have. Josey Wales: That’s true. I ain’t promising you nothing extra. I’m just giving you life and you’re giving me life. And I’m saying that men can live together without butchering one another. Ten Bears:…

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