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For 2021 - online Python 3 training - see ((here)).

Our plans were to retire in summer 2020 and see the world, but Coronavirus has lead us into a lot of lockdown programming in Python 3 and PHP 7.
We can now offer tailored online training - small groups, real tutors - works really well for groups of 4 to 14 delegates. Anywhere in the world; course language English.

Please ask about private 'maintenance' training for Python 2, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, etc.
Computers, Brides and Cream Teas

Every so often, we have a technical purchasing "burst" and approach some unexpecting computer salesman, ask him about his products, and startle him with "we'll have three, and two printers please". Yesterday was one of those days.

Now that everything's coming together at Well House Manor, we're able to evaluate our technical system needs ... and we decided to go for a common system standard for front desk, internet access, and firewall / splash page systems. If you're a regular reader here, you'll probably learn more in the coming weeks about technical issues we've resolved as we set up a bevvy of webcams on the intranet, devices for printing and encoding swipe cards, our booking system, our sound systems (yes, they'll be on the computers too) and more.

So why the picture of the wedding car at Iford Manor? On our way home from Bath, we drove down the tiny lane past there and stopped for a cream tea ... to encounter Maid Marion getting hitched to Robin Rood, with the heavens opening on them for a short, sharp shower that dampended Maid Marion's spirits, and had Robin's Mum's high heeled shoes sinking into the turf of these lovely gardens. I know the bride and groom were looking pretty dour when they left for the reception, but I expect that if they've got the spirit to set up a wedding like that in the first place, they'll also have the spirit to look back and laugh in a few years.


We sat down in the cafe and waited for a fresh batch of scones to come out of the oven. The wedding photographer joined us, and was telling us how the wedding group had to stand huddles under umbrellas while setting up the pictures, to hide them at the last minute while he clicked a time or two. And, alas, how some of his shots so carefully pre-planned the week before had been washed out as half the party headed off early to the reception to keep dry. Still - a cheerful sole, and a lovely weekend in Wiltshire - goodness; what a beautiful part of the world to live in.


[[Both pictures - taken by Lisa]]

(written 2006-08-20, updated 2006-08-30)

 
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  [1030] Hotel for Trowbridge - (2007-01-12)
  [1103] Dilton Marsh - (2007-03-08)
  [1154] As I came back from Tesco - (2007-04-19)
  [1252] Westbury Bypass - how it would effect Melksham - (2007-06-29)
  [1583] Businesses in West Wiltshire - networking - (2008-03-20)
  [1710] At the Westbury Bypass Enquiry - (2008-07-15)
  [1834] Seend, near Melksham, Wiltshire - (2008-10-11)
  [2131] Patterns in street names - (2009-04-17)
  [2142] Riverside Development - (2009-04-26)
  [2224] Trowbridge - a missed opportunity? Melksham - into the breach? - (2009-06-08)
  [2302] See us at the West Wilts Show - (2009-07-23)
  [2305] Hot Tap at West Wilts Show - (2009-07-26)
  [2677] Blowing out the winter cobwebs - (2010-03-14)
  [2709] Old trackways and routes near Melksham - (2010-04-05)
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  [3216] Images of a Spring Walk - (2011-03-27)
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