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For 2023 (and 2024 ...) - we are now fully retired from IT training.
We have made many, many friends over 25 years of teaching about Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, Java, C and C++ - and MySQL, Linux and Solaris/SunOS too. Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own risk.

Lisa and I (Graham) now live in what was our training centre in Melksham - happy to meet with former delegates here - but do check ahead before coming round. We are far from inactive - rather, enjoying the times that we are retired but still healthy enough in mind and body to be active!

I am also active in many other area and still look after a lot of web sites - you can find an index ((here))
Edington, Wiltshire

[imgr=edch1]Edington Priory Church[/img]Although it's built of hard stone and looks austere on a cloudy day, Edington Church looks very attractive in the bright sunlight.

[imgl=edch2]West face, Edington Church[/img]This is the west end of Edington Church - the oldest church for many miles around, on a sunny august day.

[imgr=edch3]Edington priory and monastery[/img]Hidden in the trees behind Edington church are the monastery and priory. Dating back many centuries, they're now in private hands and hidden amongst the trees with "do not enter without appointment" threats on the gates; rather a shame as they're certainly of historic significance ...

[imgl=edch4]Ralphs seat, Edington[/img]Beyond the churchyard at Edington is the Church's picnic area, and a path leading up a small hill to Ralph's seat. There are views up to Salisbury Plain - this area we're looking at here is shown as "The City" on the maps.

[imgr=edch5]Edington, Sheep[/img]And all around this northern flank of Salisbury Plain you'll find sheep grazing!

[imgl=edprior1]Edington Priory Church[/img]Situated between Westbury and Erlestoke, just of fthe northern flank of Salisburyplain, is the village of Edington. Although it's small now, it has a long history.

Map locator - Edington

A couple of years back - when the RSS (Regional Spatial Strategy) was being drafted, I wrote a spoof article on a proposed "Bratton and Edington New Town" or BENT. See (here) for that article, and what I was suggesting could happen.

[imgr=edprior2]Edington church - at the Church wall[/img]The Battle of Edington was fought in 878AD, and Edington Priory and Monastery date from just a couple of hundred years later.

[imgl=edprior3]A Kissing gate into the churchyard[/img] From Melksham, you can reach Edington via the A350 Southbound, then the minor road through Steeple Ashton. Beyond Edington, see the Westbury White Horse
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