Monthly Archives: October 2006

Here and Now

14, dropping ot 8°C, changable Here and Now is radio three’s main contemporary radio show. I have only strted listening to it recently, but am getting a lot from it already. I like hearing stuff that doesn’t leave me feeling … Continue reading

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Orton’s Buzzards

17°C, clear. Cy63 miles. This picture ( not my own) is slightly different to those I saw today. One pair at Orton-on-the-hill, and the other near No-man’s heath. Both pairs had cleared the skies of all other birds, though one … Continue reading

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Equius

13°C, cloudy Turpentine: planning a new one.Below are three oil sketches outlining my current idea for the next picture. That’s a horse in the background (but you wouldn’t know it) clearly a need for some horse research. The idea stems … Continue reading

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Packington Pigs

17°C, clearing & windy. Walk: it takes 1h 40′ to walk the 8 miles from Tamworth to home. Add a few minutes to stop and watch the packington pigs. I took the car to Tamworth for a service, planning to … Continue reading

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The Big digger

15°C, rain, lots of it. Big Digger: actually a JCB thing. It’s loosely based on the machines I can see out of the window from here, the working model is built from scratch like a "speed-modelling" exercise. Note: I didn’t make … Continue reading

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The Tee-shirts

16°C, clear blue skies, 49miles Linseed: the end is in sight- I’d like this one done by the end of this week. They now have tee-shirts, a new arm (which has only 2 layers hence the wrong colours). The total … Continue reading

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waiting in the carpark

14°C, clouding over. My socks weigh in at 12 kg!. I know this because I weighed myself at 101Kg with them on, and then decided to try again with no socks on- then it came out at 89Kg. I don’t … Continue reading

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the History Boys

17°C, rain in the afternoon I was going to write about how the TV series "The Simpsons" aren’t actually funny. But instead….   The History Boys, Dir: Nicolas Hytner, By Alan Bennet & : made into a film in a way … Continue reading

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Death in the Blue lake

15°C, some sun + rain When: the "Black White & Grey" CD, by When arrived today. It sounds better than I remember- probably because I only had a tape of it before. I can see this one getting listened to a … Continue reading

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Help files not working

15°C, grey, then sunny intervals with rain. There must be something wrong with my Windows CD, a recent re-install of Win 2000 has left me with the same fault as the first time I put windows 2K on. Hyperlinks don’t … Continue reading

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