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... how both the Enigma Machine worked and how the Bombe was able to run the combinations needed to decipher it.
We then walked up to the National Museum of Computing which has a working Colossus computer, the first real programmable computer built to decipher the even trickier Lorenz code machine that the German High Command used. It is still operable and kept running by some dedicated volunteers. All really fascinating.
We left ...
... pointed out that the same complex had a Bowling alley, a large Cinema complex, a Casino and large gyms as well as more than a dozen restaurants.
As I said earlier Milton Keynes is a funny old place but one thing is obvious, and that is that they don't do things by half. It is like nowhere else I have ever seen and I'm sure that as the population grows even bigger it may turn out to be a real city of the future, and will probably have its own spaceport.
... on our mobile phones, the 5 road books mentioned above, 2 x Garmin Sat Navs, good old traditional roadmaps and as a friend pointed out – the occasional road sign.
*With all that information, how could we possibly get lost?
*Quote found by Sheila to remind Andy as and when required: “Not all those who
wander are lost” JRR Tolkien, Fellowship of the Ring.
... to think) I tucked the arm under my arm and it's now got pride of place on a stone in my garden as a permanent reminder of our LEJoG.. Not that I need a reminder, I will never forget it. We stopped in Edinburgh for a quick lunch, again Henry and I didn't want to stop we just wanted to get home, but of course poor Prof was driving so obviously needed a break from time to time. We saw Edinburgh's castle from a distance. admired the city's beautiful architecture, heard ...
... back better, faster, *************ger and closer to my optimum. Whether this will be noticeable is besides the point.
I've always liked the fact that, in theory at least, I have no ties. An (expired) phone contract, and a cinema card. Of course it's not quite that simple. There's the friends I leave behind and I'm in a rocking band, that after a long time and a lot of effort we're at the stage where we can go out and gig and ...