Virtual undersea world
Before I begin, welcome to the holiday season! I wish you all a Merry, Happy or otherwise Delightful CABAH (Celebration-Accompanied-By-A-Holiday), and a restful break.
Like many BigD-ers, I love reading. I love being taken away to exotic worlds with almost real technology, or interesting times in history, or tricky or stirring adventures or Very Big Picture books (the ones with almost no pictures) that help me understand how the world or civilisation or the universe works). (more…)
Approaching a difficult landing…
Life away from the BigD machine can be pretty good sometimes. Julie gave me a birthday present in August which was booked out three months ahead – a Boeing 737 Airliner flight simulator. My trip was for an hour, flying into and from our local airports and then into and from an airport of my choice.
I have flown a plane (non-simulated) before. I learned to fly a Cessna 150 in Albury, about 35 short years ago. (It is only since I reached my 50s that I have been able to say 30 years of this, (more…)