Tag Archives: travel

Your mileage may vary

Whilst going over my MOT certificates last night, I noticed they include odometer readings. Time for some chart pr0n! I acquired this car at the start of 2007. It seems my average mileage per year has been pretty constant, even … Continue reading

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Open letter to ExCel London

Following my frustration at the DroidCon venue having no cycle facilities (tweet tweet), I was pleased to see that ExCel London (host of Nokia World 2011) do in theory have secure bike parking. It took a while to find this … Continue reading

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On cycling

It was just over a year ago that I decided to get more serious about cycling to work. (I used to cycle all the time, but got lazy after moving to London.) So on 25th April last year I bought … Continue reading

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Insult to injury

I thought I had won. I’ve been trying to get back to Norwich for a few days now. I was due to drive back last weekend, but the heat was already too intense at 8am to justify sitting in a … Continue reading

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It’s oh so quiet

Well, I make that 17 days without a word from me. Some kind of record? Shortly after my last post I jetted off to Germany, where I spent a few days in Cadenberge (Cadenberge, Cadenberge, Cadenberge) and a few days … Continue reading

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The prescient TomTom

So here’s what I’d like to see: the prescient TomTom. I was stuck on the A30 heading toward Exeter, and a crash closed the carriageway I was on for more than four hours. Cars were stacked up as we sat … Continue reading

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Oxford Geek Nights

On Wednesday I attended Oxford Geek Night 3, as I was curious to see how it compared to Apache events and to the recent BBC/Yahoo Hackday. I have to say I was seriously impressed. There was an excellent turnout, a … Continue reading

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Travel update

So, since getting back from Brussels it’s been an insane time, clocking up a few thousand miles racing round the country. This morning I have a few minutes to catch a breath, so it’s time to catch up on a … Continue reading

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Eurostar Leisure Select

Here, for a change, is a happy story about travel. I’ve got somewhat sick of airports over the last few months and years of jetsetting, so to get to Brussels I decided to take the Eurostar instead of flying. It’s … Continue reading

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Easter

I’m heading back to Norwich tomorrow after a few days offline and in the open air down in Cornwall. Meanwhile, here’s my favourite photo from the time off.

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