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A correction

So as I mentioned in my 100th post, I love learning new things, and have learnt so much since working with the National Trust! I learnt another new thing the other day from a colleague, about some false information I had posted on my blog a little while ago. 151 more words

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Who Doesn't Want A Minecraft House?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29330265

So recently BBC have reported a story of a map of the UK done by the Ordnance survey (OS). The UK in great detail when created by minecraft blocks includes 83 billion blocks. 117 more words

My Media

A Blocky Britain: Minecraft OS Map 2

A few months back, Ordnance Survey introduced their own, mini-version, of the UK mapped entirely on Minecraft. Now the UK based mapping company has given its OS Minecraft world an update – adding homes, roads and 60 million more blocks. 223 more words

Latest News

52,252 steps up

After 10 days of walking up stairs in London’s blocks of flats, skyscrapers, offices, train stations, car parks and shopping centres I have ascended the equivalent height of Mount Everest. 163 more words

Geography

One of our dinosaurs is missing

We chose to move on. Although exactly which way was not clear to us. We stopped at the exit to the site and we both said ‘left’ in unison. 933 more words

When is the Devil’s Chair not the Devil’s Chair? The answer is, when it’s Manstone (Or Manstone Rock). I see photographs quite often purporting to be the Devil’s Chair. 249 more words

Shropshire

How to name your road

In Motorway or motornay? I coloured UK roads by the first number in their name. To make the nomenclature clearer I have grouped these roads into regions, then coloured the map below. 114 more words

PostGIS