Apr 152018
 

Save the cost of postage – put it towards your rail fare instead!

Once again, Elesar Ltd – makers of the award winning Titanium motherboard – are offering a click and collect option in the run up to this year’s Wakefield Show, which takes place on Saturday, 21st April. In order to benefit from it, all you need to do is place your order by midday (UK time) on Friday, 20th April – selecting the appropriate option for delivery.

Well, when I say that’s all you have to do – you obviously also have to come to the Wakefield Show, which is probably a good idea anyway. Once there, you will be able to collect your Elesar order from the RISC OS Open Ltd stand.

Apr 152018
 

Something to read on the train on the way to the show, perhaps?

A little bird has informed me that the next issue of the lesser-spotted Archive Magazine has been printed and was being bundled into envelopes the other day.

With the Wakefield Show now just six days away, the obvious thing to infer is that Archive’s editor, Jim Nagel, intends for subscribers to receive their copy before the show takes place – so it can probably be expected to arrive in the next few days.

Apr 122018
 

It’s where the discerning RISC OS user will be on Saturday, 21st April.

It’s now only a little over a week until this year’s Wakefield Show takes place – so let’s take a quick look at what’s in store for you, the discerning RISC OS user in question.

Getting some important details out of the way first, the show will take place at its regular venue: Continue reading »

Mar 042018
 

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club will take place at 7:45pm on Wednesday, 7th March, when attendees can enjoy an entertaining and educational computer-related quiz, devised by Peter Richmond. The remainder of the evening will then be given over to an informal discussion about the Club itself.

The meeting takes place at the West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club, Sandal Hall Close (off Walton Lane), Wakefield, WF2 6ER. Members of the Club can get in for free, while there is a fee of £3.00 for non-members. Details of how to join can be found on the WROCC website.

And don’t forget that the Club organises the annual Wakefield Show, which this year takes place on 21st April – make sure that date is in your diaries, folks!

Feb 022018
 

The first chance to see the Raspberry Pi-powered [ desk lamp / IoT Torch / projector-equipped system / other ]1!

Ident Computer‘s Tom Williamson will be the guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club meeting, which takes place at 7:45pm on Wednesday, 7th February, at:

West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club,
Sandal Hall Close (Off Walton Lane),
Wakefield,
WF2 6ER.

Continue reading »

Dec 302017
 

That one time per year when non-members are definitely not welcome!

It’s the time of year when the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club holds their Annual General Meeting, at which they deal with group administrative issues, such as electing their committee for the year ahead, and discuss the future of the club and how it is run. Unlike the other meetings held throughout the year, therefore, this one is for members only.

For members who wish to attend (and non-members to avoid) the time and place to be (or not, as appropriate) is Monday, 3rd January, 2018, with a 7:45pm start-time, at the West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club, Sandal Hall Close, Off Walton Lane, Wakefield, WF2 6ER.

Normal service will resume from the next meeting again, which takes place on 7th February, with Tom Williamson from Ident Computer scheduled to be the guest speaker.

Dec 042017
 

Also: There will be mince pies. (Hmm… should this have been the headline?)

The December meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club takes place on the 6th – that’s this Wednesday – and Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games will be the guest speaker, discussing the art of writing games and producing the necessary audio-visual effects with RISC OS. All of AMCOG’s games to date will be demonstrated, including an in-development first person perspective zombie game, and RDSP – Tony’s sound synthesis engine.

WROCC members can attend the meeting for free (there is a small fee for any non-members who wish to attend), which takes place at:

West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club,
Sandal Hall Close (off Walton Lane),
Wakefield, WF2 6ER.