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Sep 01, 1972 12:00 AM Barking College of Technology From September 1972 to July 1973 I studied here for GCE A-levels in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, living with my grandfather in Hornchurch. education
Oct 01, 1973 12:00 AM BSc at Kings College London I studied for a Mathematics and Physics combined honours degree at King's College London with mixed success, eventually graduating with a pass degree. education
Sep 01, 1976 12:00 AM Teacher of Mathematics at St Marylebone Grammar School Taught Mathematics to 11-16 pupils of a more mixed ability than expected. employment
Sep 01, 1977 12:00 AM Teacher of Mathematics and Computer Studies at Scott Lidgett School Taught Mathematics to mixed ability groups from 11-16 and sixth form A-level groups. Took responsibility in 1978 for Computer Studies and created whole school c... employment
Sep 01, 1979 12:00 AM Microcomputers in Computer Education (MICE) A group of computer studies teachers led by Brian Weaver, Advisor for Computer Education in the Inner London Education Authority, who collaborated to create int... professional
Dec 10, 1979 06:00 PM Computing in Various Disciplines This three day short course was run by the Inner London Education Authority to support teachers interested in developing their own curriculum resources by makin... education
Jan 14, 1980 06:00 PM BASIC Programs for Teaching - a course on program writing A Practical course of 11 Monday Evening Sessions from 6 - 8pm, 14th January - 24th March 1980 offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Computing a... education
Feb 15, 1980 12:00 AM ITMA interview Short-listed, but not appointed for a Science Research Council funded position to investigate Microcomputers in the Classroom with the ITMA project. employment

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Lewis Carroll describes a fictional map that had:

"the scale of a mile to the mile."

A character notes some practical difficulties with such a map and states that:

"we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well."
— Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, Lewis Carroll, 1893