Using SESSION with Google App Engine and Python 2.7

So recently I was lucky enough to be part of a Google training session at Canterbury University, where Google Engineer James McGill gave a hands-on workshop on using Google App Engine with Python (2.7)  It opened a whole new avenue of web development to me, and I was able to use it to succesfully complete an assignment just a few weeks later.

Adding a Google Map to a Drupal 7 page

Recently I needed to add a Google Map to a contact page, which led me to have a read of the new V3 API Google has released.  Previously you needed to get a key and mess around a bit - but now you simply add the Javascript to the page and you're good to go.  Unfortunately I couldn't just modify the <head> section of the page.tpl.php file as its now hidden away in /modules/system/html.tpl.php and included in each rendered page...