Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-01-31

Brilliant first episode of new BBC documentary series, Virtual Revolution, was excellent # Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider Blog » Photoshop & Digital Photography Techniques, Tutorials, Books, Reviews & More… # Weird day. I had a car rear-end mine earlier today, and this evening a front tyre blew out! Waiting for 3rd event. # @thijsniks I'm more inclined to think no multitasking was tech driven design decision re slow UI performance; clearly the OS does Read more […]

Train, Bus or Car

My youngest daughter has to buy a bus pass each term to cover her travel to/from her college in Telford. This also provides unlimited travel throughout the area every day of the week. Sadly, she lost the pass last week. It costs £5 to get a replacement (about the same as a normal peak-time return) the first time, and around £35 the second time. Fortunately, this is the first time she has lost the pass. She has a letter from the college which lets her travel for a short time on a very limited Read more […]

Another theatre

We had a family outing to The Priory Theatre in Kenilworth last night to see an amateur production of Tom, Dick and Harry (by Ray and Michael Cooney). Neither I nor my eldest daughter were very well, in fact I had been off sick the previous day with general lurgyness and my daughter had stayed in her bedroom for the last few days, but having paid for the tickets already and deciding we would be sitting quietly with little effort dosed up with mediine, we decided to give it a go. It was well worth Read more […]

Missed opportunity of photography in the valleys

I drove home yesterday from Swansea to Telford through the valleys of Wales. Much of the scenery was stunning and a good chunk of my journey was during the so called evening golden hour for landscape photography. So, did I stop for that hour, wander around with my tripod and take some carefully selected photographs? Nope. I was too tired, not feeling a 100% well, and trying to reserve all of my energy to stay alert for the drive. The only camera I had on me was my compact Panasonic (a Lumix Read more […]