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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 Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own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))
Imber Ranges, Salisbury Plain

Imber Ranges
Imber Ranges

On Salisburyplain, you can feel all alone even though you're in Southern England. Drive from Melksham through Devizes up on to the plain, and you're in land that's dedicated to military use .... which doesn't stop a great deal of agricultural activity too.

The colour of Spring
The colour of Spring

Hello, can I help you
Hello, can I help you

On the Shrewton to Warminster Road, you'll see this village in the distance but not be able to reach it ...

German village on Salisbury Plain
German village on Salisbury Plain

The houses are just shells, and it's used to train soldiers in door to door fighting techniques. Although it's known as "The German Village", I understand that it's likely that skills learnt here will be put into practice in other world hotspots these days.

Map locator - Imber

Imber Village itself is in the middle of the ranges, and out of bounds on all but a very few days each year. Taken over by the Army during the Second World War, it has never been returned to the villagers who used to live there and is crumbling slowly away.
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