Monthly Archives: August 2012

Selling technology… short.

There were rave reports from the Farnborough Air Show about Rolls-Royce’s eye-catching new exhibit – a Trent 1000 aeroengine built out of Lego!  There are some good views of it, and how it was built, available on YouTube.  Reportedly their … Continue reading

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Museums and respecting our heritage

Earlier this week we had visitors including two children, one in their early teens and one a couple of years younger.  As for so much of the summer, the weather did not look promising, and we ended up visiting Derby’s … Continue reading

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The challenge of cabling up a city

Work is continuing on the project to run new main electrical supply cables into the centre of Derby. It’s not a project that starts tidily at one end and follows a path to the other, but is more like doing a … Continue reading

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Positive news on the station footbridge

I’ve previously commented on the challenge of gating station footbridges and reported that East Midlands Trains had broken their agreement with Derby City Council over the station footbridge by charging for pass cards.  I then reported on my survey of current users.  … Continue reading

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