Diamond Geezer talks about pylons diamondgeezer.blogspot.com/202 - featuring the amazing Open Infrastructure Map openinframap.org/#9.86/51.51/- Not many pylons in London, but I've photographed the tallest.

A Tour of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup is a great guide of how to write good, idiomatic C++ code - which bits to use and what to avoid.

Success: got a box of covid tests free from the local library. More than just books!

Mike Massimino's book is a very good read, covering the Space Shuttle and Hubble, and what it takes to become an Astronaut.

I love all Catherine Fisher books, and The Relic Master is no exception. An exciting sci-fi/fantasy adventure story, which is easy to read and hard to put down.

Level of detail available on whocanivotefor.co.uk/ by region. What's wrong with North East England? Not enough volunteers gathering info? cc @democlub

More coronavirus testing means more positive tests, so can we make any comparisons with the spring? Nothing beats putting numbers in a spreadsheet and giving it a go! dbatley.com/blog/2020/09/covid

Book: The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu. A sci-fi book from a Chinese perspective.

Been playing with the Pocket Operator, a tiny synthesizer designed to record and play back simple loops. Very easy to make something that sounds good, even if (like me) you're not very musically talented. teenage.engineering/products/p

Time Bandits. It's a Terry Gilliam film, so every scene is more elaborate and amazing than the last. An adventure!

Book recommendation: Star Trek Chain of Attack. I'm pleased to report this book is just as terrible as The Original Series on TV, and just as enjoyable. Highly recommend!

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