Monthly Archives: December 2006

Was that it then?

11°C, wind & showers It’s dark, it’s 7am and it’s the last day of the year even though last night wasn’t exactly early, I woke at 6am and at dawn, I can take the dogs out.No new- year’s resolutions this … Continue reading

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Marquis drive

10°C, sunny Cannock Chase: brisk walking on the Chase which was supposed to be with the 3-peaks team. I was late; mainly due to the meeting point  being off familiar turf. At least I met them at the end & they … Continue reading

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Geforce tweeks

8°C, changing- rain arriving. Watch out- this section is for a geekiness fix. Skip it if you don’t need to get out more often. Geforce tweeks for specific games, I didn’t know these were available on my card but here’s … Continue reading

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preping the next one

6°C, grey everywhere. Drawing: getting ready for the nest picture, primarily I am concerned with getting the composition right. The colours are ready in my mind’s eye – all developed by doing the last picture. I have another set of … Continue reading

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Dogs at christmas

5°C, grey but dry The Dogs have stolen their christmas presents. They took them out of the bag in the wardrobe and sat on the sofa to eat them. With christmas day tomorrow- what else are they going to steal this … Continue reading

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Ex-Cathedra

Christmas Music by candlelight What a Stunning performance in the Jewerly Quater. They orchestrated the pieces to carry us along which meant the audience participation bit was fully supported. My favourites were Samuel Barber’s "Agnus Dei" and Peter Warlock’s "Benedictamus … Continue reading

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Shortest day- supposedly

0°C, dense fog. Added up – this could be the shortest day. the earliest sun-set was last week- on the 13th December and the mornings will continue to get darker for a few days yet. We have 7 hours and … Continue reading

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as promised

6°C, sun then dense fog. The skin colour seems a bit to saturated in this picture.

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(w)Hoot

7°C, cold, damp and very dull. CDs: Tom Waits, this is a triple set which leaves me wondering why he can’t release more often so they are spread out & we don’t have to wait so long? Game: latest incarnation … Continue reading

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Faster? is it not so?

7°C, clear. I may be enjoying a faster internet connections, maybe it’s just the few sample tests ran this afternoon, time will tell. the best speed so far has been 1.65Mbps. Bristol: today has seen us nostalgically driving over old … Continue reading

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