True Story: SPARCstation Warning

When I was at university (Aston, in Birmingham) we had a lab of Sun SPARCstations. Not great by modern standards, but powerful machines at the time. I’m guessing their OS, Solaris, didn’t take well to losing power without being properly shut down, because there were warning notices on the wall telling us all that switching […]

Caratacus Stone

A quick ‘panorama’ thing from PanoEdit, of the Caratacus Stone at Winsford Hill on Exmoor. According to the information sign from the National Trust: “The Caratacus Stone dates from the fifth or sixth century. It is thought to commemorate a descendent of the British King Caratacus who led a resistance movement against the Romans between […]