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Long lost Cold Ash pubs

20th Aug 2017
Many will know of pubs that have disappeared recently in Thatcham and surrounding areas, sadly many though soon forget. See my previous posts for...

Amiga USB Floppy: an update

8th Aug 2017
Connect an external Amiga floppy drive, via a Arduino, to a USB port on a Mac. Sounds simple doesn't it? Before you say yes, take a look at my...

Paul Harris Award

4th Aug 2017
From Heartstart Thatcham:

The oldest Thatcham pub

28th Jul 2017
At many of my local history talks I will get asked "which is the oldest pub in Thatcham?" Is it the Chequers? Is it the Kings Head? Let us assume...

Amiga USB Floppy: a rethink

24th Jul 2017
I have made progress on the Amiga USB Floppy project (see original post) with an original Amiga FDD plugged in and basic control done. That is...

1000th person trained

19th Jul 2017
I put a press release out about the latest achievement for Heartstart Thatcham. Below is a copy: