Monthly Archives: Jul 2007

RAM- with trepidation

20°C, sunny spells & dramatic clouds: Will it or won’t it?: Just fitted in the replacement RAM, which marks the third return but a different brand this time. Just about to boot it up – concerned that it won’t work … Continue reading

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Wet summer

17°C, Rain Rain: just as we thought the bed weather was over- another day of heavy rain. More forcast for Sunday.

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Game screen

24°C, clear & warm Took the day off today and drove to work. Exhaustion set in again- frustratingly.   Two pictures today- 1/ Game screen of a bunch of characters who all seeme magnetically drawn to the spot over a … Continue reading

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Oak galls

20°C, same weather, My favourite Oak tree has galls on its leaves. The tree lives in a small but wild field near home where I walk the dogs*. It turns out that those red balls on its leaves are created … Continue reading

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Thrips weekend

20°C, sunny with cumulus clouds Yesterday: got slightly burnt at the Duxford airshow. Despite wearing some 15 & 45spf sun cream, it still got through. IU blame the thrips- they were everywhere, itching and bothering everyone around. I reckon in … Continue reading

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The difference a day makes:

20°C, clearing, wind dying away. Suddenly: feel back to normal, that "looking-slowly" feeling has gone, cough has too, now feeling more that summer is back. Tomorrow is an airshow- Flying Legends which I’m taking my ol’ man to. Just an excuse … Continue reading

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that took the fun out of it

15°C, rain. Riding home: the rain was heavy before I set off, no sign of it easing so the journey had to be made. It was fine, all that thick surface water, running rivers down the roads and so on. … Continue reading

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Samosely

18°C, heavy rain showers, otherwise dry. That was it, June is officially the wettest since detailed records began in 1914. That’s not to say that 1914 was wetter, so a re-phrase is in order.   Roll on summer holidays, tiredness … Continue reading

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2-pass render elements

20°C, same old showers, humidity and snails everywhere. 3DS max: Trying to fix a problem with that render from yesterday. The light cones increase the exposure of the background. So ( it’s going to get geeky here…) have rendered out … Continue reading

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the nation changes…

19°C, sun & heavy showers ….or not.   Newsworthy stories: new premier, new "bomb" attacks. Hardly bombs, more damp squibs. Some bloke drove a burning car into Glasgow airport yesterday. Not actually a suicide attack- the driver survived with severe … Continue reading

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