Now that’s a calculator!

I remember my brother building this Sinclair Scientific calculator many, many years ago. Powered by 4 x AAA batteries and operating with reverse polish notation. I used it in earnest doing my HND at Southall College of Technology. And still working! Both me and the calculator.Battery life better than expected as people who borrowed it … Continue reading Now that’s a calculator!

The secret life of Dr Marie Stopes

Image via WikipediaI have to wonder why the BBC is giving the revisionist whitewash treatment to Marie Stopes. Howard Falcon-Long seems to be deliberately leaving out the bits that taint her life and character by the standards of today. She is portrayed as a female pioneer in a man's world, someone with hidden depths and … Continue reading The secret life of Dr Marie Stopes