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10/I/12 — Garth to Cannock

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Garth Station, this place is made of nostalgia. Sitting in the small shelter on the platform, one can look across, past the rusty-cream pillars which support the roof and over the single track — an absurdity in its self — and see the abandoned and overgrown second platform which used to serve the second set of tracks which once run through.Continue reading 10/I/12 — Garth to Cannock

Technology Realpolitik

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On March 17th 1988, The Apple Computer corporation filed a law suit against Microsoft, accusing the latter of copying its idea for a graphical interface. Since that point the technology and software market has never been divorced from its attending patent battles and law suits which seem to be declared, won, lost and settled by the companies to the same extent as they market and sell their products.Continue reading Technology Realpolitik

Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

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Guy Ritchie has made a very descent adaptation of the more than famous detective in this sequel to the 2009 outing. I must admit (to my personal detriment, I know) that I have neither read the books by Doyle nor seen the first of the films which have been made recently.Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows