I’ve been updating Wikidata items that are located in the administrative territorial entity of Fremantle (Q606212) because that isn’t actually an administrative territorial entity. Those items are actually in City of Fremantle (Q1455046), which is an LGA. On which topic, I’ve also been trying to add LGA boundaries to OSM for Fremantle (relation 8617839), but […]
We went for a walk the other day along the north bank of the river, so see what’s where and which bit is which. Looking back towards Rocky Bay (2018-04-14) The most interesting bit was the terrific adventure playground. Unfortunately I was too busy swinging on the rope swing to take any photos. It’s pretty […]
Today is All The Stations‘ “have an adventure” day, in which they’re asking people to visit a railway station that they’ve never been to before. When I first heard about it I figured I have to end up at somewhere boring like Aubin Grove but as it turns out I’m actually at Wikimania in Montreal! […]
Fremantle Bid has been added to Planet Freo, and Moore and Moore café seems to have let their web hosting lapse so have been temporarily removed.
This place is playing a Kinks LP, on a turntable wedged between the toasted sandwitch maker and a number of saging shelves full of records. I’m now happy. The coffee is lovely also.
OSM diary entry: Mapping while travelling
Nearly time to leave Puerto Pollensa, heading to Palma (via Lluc). Heading into the grey day, that is. So much sun and warmth the last few days, and now it’s looking to be a bit drizzly. Actually, I’m quite happy; it’s much nicer walking in this sort of weather. [osm_map_v3 map_center=”39.899,3.065″ zoom=”12″ width=”100%” height=”300″ ]
Absolutely flat crossing this morning. Looking out the window the railing is precisely parallel with the horizon, the ship seems to not even really be moving. I’d still be hanging over the side watching Menorca disappear but it’s too chilly in the wind; nicer inside with cafe americana and this comfy chair with a nice […]
Today I left Australia for the first time in 16 years. I was rather looking forward to the vertical acceleration of the aeroplane, as a sort of marker of the beginning of this trip, but it seems the Boeing 777 is a bit too cool for that. Anyway, I’m jolly excited.
For the most part, and leaving aside some tool-making or data-checking programming, I think it is far more relaxing to add data to the world than to add more systems-for-working-with-data. Contributing to Wikisource, Openstreetmap, Commons, even Flickr and Reddit, will further the cause (what ’cause’?) more than building some new system for cataloguing photos or […]