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Thatcham Pub History

7th Feb 2017
I have a number of local history books I am researching and writing. These are all based on Thatcham including Cold Ash, Ashmore Green and Crookham...

Did Thomas Barrie keep his ears?

3rd Feb 2017
Two years ago I wrote a post “Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost” the story of a Donnington almsman who allegedly spread false rumours that...

Getting into LoRaWAN

22nd Apr 2016
LoRa seems to be getting everywhere and I recently found I needed to remotely monitor some items. Nothing major, temperature, light level and...

Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost

14th Feb 2014
I enjoy my history research, but have to confess at the outset I have no training or qualifications as a historian. I have published three history...

New Year, New Arduino Project

4th Jan 2014
So Chrismas has come and gone and we are entering 2014, let's hope it is better than 2013! I posted previously about Arduino projects I was/am doing...

First Aid Kit Comparison

12th Dec 2013
For those that do not know I have been into first aid and walking for a long time, indeed I am the Scheme Co-ordinator and an instructor for...