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Postgres never ceases to amaze me

I’ve been using Postgresql for years now, those who know me, know fine well that it’s my absolute favorite database in the whole wide world. Those who know me may also recall I do a lot of GIS and mapping work using Spatial SQL among other things. 1,354 more words

Computers & Internet

Planning our way: of maps, apps, pins & string

How does one plan a Way? We have known our pilgrimage’s starting point and its finishing point from the beginning but it has taken us a while to decide on the big bit in between… 553 more words

Thwarted Plans!

The last few weeks have been quite frustrating with regard to hiking. I was supposed to be out this weekend – but once again the weather has put the blinkers on things. 440 more words


When I was small ...

and Christmas trees were tall … one of the odd things we learned at primary school was the purpose of bench marks.  The school was split between two locations with only one canteen so, every lunch time, we were marched in pairs down to the lower school; a hungry chattering snake.   303 more words


Ordnance Survey Opens Up Data Mapping Treasure Chest

Ordnance Survey have released a mapping tool that gives free access to its vast wealth of data to anyone who wants to use it, including third-party commercial services. 99 more words

Techno Guido

Go Explore

Well-loved British mapping agency Ordnance Survey has recently revealed their new brand identity, titled ‘We are Ordnance Survey’, seemingly aiming to attract a younger audience and reflect its digital capabilities. 239 more words


Gas Street Basin stoppage (continued)

Midnight last night (19/20 Feb), it was clear that the pump was not coping with the leakage in through the emergency stop gates.  I was told that the plan was to stanch off  the section from Worcester Bar almost to Salvage Turn. 217 more words