Monthly Archives: May 2007

Video-head

14°C, sun, humidity. Video: we’ve hatched a great idea at work ( or at least I like it!). Carl has a head mounted video camera, we can use it to make a video of the 3~peaks challenge. We’re carrying on … Continue reading

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Final arrangements

23°C, clear sunny & more humid. 3~peaks: final plans are set, we’re staggering the start. The 3 summits group are going up Nevis at 10am, then the 24hr group start at 16.00hrs. We may cross each other near the bottom. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon’s field

21°C, sunny. The month of May really is the time to see England- see photo.

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Double-cross

21°C, summer! Linseed: adding dynamic range to the painting using linseed diluted "ivory" black. Put the walking poles back in and generally given the picture much more weight. See below. I’m beginning to like it again.   Cycling: missing out … Continue reading

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Recovery

20°C, sun & light winds At home: a quiet day, mow the lawn, walk the dogs and sleep and sleep. this knee is trying its best to be good but sometimes is strikes a lightning bolt up my leg. ouch. … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds- twice in one day.

9-14°C, showers, v. windy Two mountains in 12 hours: lots of walking, lots of rushing about and vast amounts of driving. 2 litres of water were drunk per mountain, but that was not nearly enough.   Firstly– Scafell Pike: very … Continue reading

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Scafel Pike- going back

16°C, grey, some drizzle. 3~peaks: we’re going back this weekend to beat that mountain: as a bonus- we then drive straight to Snowdon to do the Miner’s track ascent on the same day. Plans are laid- Friday I get homefrom … Continue reading

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Actionscript 2

18°C, rain then showers and sunny bits. Actionscript: it’s such a frustrating process, full of errors and unfathomable messages. I spent quite a bit of my free time working through a tutorials book today and am trying to reproduce what … Continue reading

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Boy’s toys

16°C, rain clearing to bright sun. The computer hardware market is ever-so-slightly silly. Look at these pictures- The OCZ thing is a memory module, it will be fitted inside the case and is fairly small. Why then does it come … Continue reading

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This is England

16°C, heavy rain, no cycling Cinema: This is England– set in a typical working class English town in 1983. A story of unrelenting grimness, broken characters falling into destructive lifestyles set against a background of changing Thatcher’s Britain. It could … Continue reading

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