RISC OS Awards 2012/13 results

Is that a drum roll I hear? Voting closed a few days ago in the first annual awards poll to be run by RISCOSitory on the RISC OS Awards website, and the votes have now been calculated – on RISC OS, of course! In most cases, the winner achieved notably more votes than any others – and in some cases that amounted to more than half the votes. Going the other way, when it was close it couldn’t have been closer; in one case there was just one vote between…

The Wakefield Back Catalogue CD

Announcement from WROCC’s Chris Hughes, 25th August, 2013 To celebrate 30 years of the club, Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club released the Third Edition of the Wakefield Back Catalogue CD at this year’s Wakefield Show. It now contains around 360 back issues of the newsletter, including more than 100 from the 1980s and 1990s which had once been considered lost. Indeed, we believe that there are now just three issues left unaccounted for from the Club’s 30 year history.

Wakefield 2013 show report

 A day at the races RISC OS event. It’s approaching the end of April 2013, and this year’s Wakefield Show has come and gone. This year’s show was the eighteenth, and was once again held at the Cedar Court Hotel, very close to junction 39 of the M1 – the same venue at which it has been held for the last few years, and where the show was originally held all those years ago. As usual, I was there to demonstrate and discuss my products, and also – in theory…

Wakefield 2012 show report

Yet another better late than never report! The last fortnight or so has been a busy one for me, and a major contributor to that has been the annual Wakefield Show, organised as usual by the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC), and held at the Cedar Court Hotel. The show took place on Saturday 28th April, 2012, and it made me busy in the week running up to it because I decided I’d have something new(ish) on show (more on that later), and in the week following it because…