The ramblings of Chris Farrow. A chilled out human doing techy stuff.

cxf from cxf@lepy03 – my first proper username on a Pyramid Technology minicomputer running UNIX back in the late 1980s.

Room 7609“? It’s from a Duran Duran lyric. How Rock ‘n’ Roll 🙂


And there’s an all-night party in Room 7609
from “Late Bar” (B-side to Planet Earth)


Zed Starr – it’s a maths “joke”. Funny eh? From the mid-80s “Maths for Physicists” course… complex numbers, expressed as z – and their conjugate z*…

see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_conjugate

Screenshot from 2021-02-01 17-17-57See. It’s real. Well, actually, no, it’s complex. Like me…

I told you it was funny… anyway, I’m always up for a coffee

Zed Starr was my Elite commander’s name, wasting hours (or days, months…?) on a flat-mate’s BBC Micro in the mid 1980s, I’ve been using it on-line ever since..

Zed Starr’s birthplace: Renolds Building. Maths for Physicists. Real.

History: This site is the culmination of many iterations on various online platforms (originally Self Hosted, then Blogger/Google, then fed with content from Posterous, then moved to and ignored for a while on WordPress), and has been very sparsely supplied with content over the years… some of it may or may not be coherent.

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