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Posts from 2011

Talking about New Zealand

Posted November 10, 2011. English, New-zealand, Travel. 449 words.

Hello, I am here to talk about my trip to New Zealand and my experiences visiting the country. I chose New Zealand as I have visited it many times and I feel that it would be interesting to discus.

Aerial Photo

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Why have pirates been such a problem in the Indian Ocean?

Posted November 3, 2011. Geography, Piracy. 2596 words.

The coastline around the country of Somalia is full of people committing acts of piracy and holding people hostage for a ransom. These are not pirates like you see in films but rather 20-35 year old Somalians with speedboats, GPS and modern guns. They attack cruise liners, oil tankers, fishing vessels and any other boat which they think they are capable of capturing. I am going to attempt to look for the reasons why high levels of piracy are taking place in the area and then why it is such a problem for people who need to travel or transport good by sea. To start will research Somalia then other aspects to work out why pirates have been such a problem in the Indian Ocean.

I believe that the reason pirates have been such a problem is because Somalia is a failed state and consequently very poor, turning people with boats into pirates due to the money involved.

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Erosion at Hengistbury Head

Posted September 19, 2011. Erosion, Geography, Photos. 2679 words.

Walking along Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head

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The Little Man Computer

Posted April 12, 2011. Programming. 321 words.

The Little Man Computer (LMC) is an instructional model of a computer, created by Dr. Stuart Madnick in 1965. The LMC is generally used to teach students, because it models a simple von Neumann architecture computer - which has all of the basic features of a modern computer. It can be programmed in machine (albeit usually in decimal) or assembly code.

Screenshot of the Program

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Visiting Club Med

Posted March 20, 2011. Photos, Travel. 19 words.

Fun in the sun.

Small Lizard Footprints in the Sand

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