GIS Tips – Be careful about your colours

You know when you have something to say, then realise that it's not as easy as just putting it down on paper, well......I love to believe that I am a cartographer, though compared to Gretchen Peterson I am possibly more akin to a child finger painting the Mona Lisa. My problem is that I have … Continue reading GIS Tips – Be careful about your colours

How to make a treasure map using free GIS – Something for the kids! Part 2

Its great to see so many people enthusiastic about making maps with their children, as a kid I would love nothing more than making treasure maps, who would have known that I am still doing it *ahem* years on?! So you have a map and the kids can find their treasure, what could be cooler?.......How … Continue reading How to make a treasure map using free GIS – Something for the kids! Part 2

How to make a treasure map using free GIS – Something for the kids!

Here in the United Kingdom, half term has hit and thousands of children are currently watching TV or playing computer games. Why not get them doing something educational and at the same time make it cool? That is exactly what I did with my kids, we made a "Real Treasure Map" using the computer (so … Continue reading How to make a treasure map using free GIS – Something for the kids!