This was written from my Grandfather to my Grandmother, some time during the First World War. The letters are undated, but I hope to be able to work out a sequence, and some approximate dates. Note that this is a transcription, and some bits are a guess, and some bits of interest only to the… Continue reading Letter from George Lines – back in Armentières
Ode to a Nonagenarian
On the occasion of my Grandfathers 90th birthday my mother , Jane Lines, wrote the following poem – dated 28/1/78 Sonnet1 to a Nonagenarian Young George2 goes trotting off to school To Owen’s3 – for he is no fool ! There he gathers lots of prizes, Gilt-edged books, all shapes and sizes. To be an… Continue reading Ode to a Nonagenarian
Wishing USB-C a successful future
I have a crate full of USB cables, and it has been a very successful standard, but I was excited to read a Scientific American article about USB-C – a new Universal Serial Bus cable standard. Over the last few years the ‘B’ end of a USB cable – the small end which plugs into… Continue reading Wishing USB-C a successful future
The Paladyn Blog
Welcome to The Paladyn Blog. There will not bs specific focus for this blog, but I will cover topics like Free Software, Standards, Science, Economics, Books I have found interesting, and anything else which is on my mind at the time.