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 King's 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:

Web developer or designer?

13th Jul 2017
Many will know that besides my voluntary work (Heartstart Thatcham, Thatcham Historical Society, etc.) I work as a web developer.   A designer will...

Reputed manor of Henwick

2nd Jul 2017
Was Henwick a manor? One question I get asked and it is complicated. In short yes there is a Henwick manor, but should there have been one?...

Henwick: Whats in a name?

3rd Jun 2017
I typically get asked about Henwick at many of the local history (Thatcham and Newbury) talks I give. Questions include where is it? Does it exist?...