Monthly Archives: December 2008

Just like that old Thin Lizzy song…

I can’t do this, but it looks like the future to me. A nice feature of Google maps: Take a GPS log fileConvert it into the .KML format used by Google Earth.(You can make these with GPSbabel, amongst other utilities.)Put … Continue reading

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Happy christmas

I’ll be speaking about Tom next year. And walking some more, and repeating some of the journeys I’ve already made. Robin

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Postwar Europe

Without such collective amnesia, Europe’s astonishing post-war recovery would not have been possible. Tony JudtPostwar

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Paris: city of booksellers?

Those Left Bank book stalls in Paris [Bouquinistes] filled with First Editions and rare collections of poetry and are in trouble: books aren’t selling so well, and plastic Eiffel towers are doing better. What happens next? …Paris city hall, alarmed … Continue reading

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