Troy

Where was Troy?

I visited the Troy exhibition at the British Museum yesterday and realised that I didn’t know. My erudite friend said it was on the north west coast of Turkey, and he was correct.

These pics are from a display panel in the exhibition. Not particularly wild but interesting, ancient and possibly mythical.

Edinburgh neighbourhoods

Jon Morris was staying at the Hub on East Market St in Edinburgh while attending FOSS4G UK. He thought this map was monstrosity but I don’t agree.

“Glad I won’t be spending too much time here, with this monstrosity by the bed.

You can’t quite see it, but the Royal Yacht Britannia is at the top for some reason – they’ve moved it about a mile inland…”