Monthly Archives: October 2007

Arrow, back on the road.

16°C, sun & heavy rain. C=45 miles. Arrow: is back on the road, after three months. The brakes are better than ever as is the handling (after adjusting the headset properly) . Had a decent ride despite being beaten back … Continue reading

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Empty handed

13°C, clouds 100% Visit Birmingham to buy clothes. No luck , could only find warm thick heavy ones; they would not be suitable for someone who works in a place heated like an old-people’s home. So I returned empty handed.Artemesia … Continue reading

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Take-off

13°C, dull & grey. C=35 miles. FS-X: fixed the Flight simulator. There was a corrupt user-log file that the main game opens on launch.Deleting it removes records of previous flights, but at least it goes now.Back into cycling, the commuting … Continue reading

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Grounded

10°C, still cloudy. Suddenly, MS Flight Sim-X stops working today. No apparent reason, no error messages, just a permanent stop in the splash screen.. Running "repair" and re-installing the service pack has made no difference. 3DS Max. Updated the Digger … Continue reading

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Night work

11°C, 100% cloud, light wind. Photo: trying out colour temperature setting in my camera. Mostly I use the daylight/sun/cloudy setting. this time I set the camera to "User", which means that it calibrates the colour balance just before you take … Continue reading

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Edukators

13°C, Cloudy & chilly. Edukators: Good contemporary German film. Long but worth it in the end. It’s full of almost dated idealism from the characters; plus various themes centering on the generation gap. Acting is all impeccable, as is the … Continue reading

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Cathedral

13°C, clear, cool(ish). 3DS Max: Since I’m considering importing 3D files into Microsoft Flight Sim, I’m platying with a nice simple, non-animated object to learn how to do it. Even though the model will only be seen at a considerable … Continue reading

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Not again

14°C, heavy rain. 3rd time unlucky. Ill again.– it’s like being an NQT.

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Home to roost

16°C, warm, humid & clearing before a front. Music (recently arrived):- Joni Mitchell– Shine.Not a great first impression, bland rather muzac like in general presentation.Comes in a very nice case, not seen one like that before. Robert Wyatt: Comicopera- play … Continue reading

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Shootin’ one-handed

16°C, lots of cloud, lower humidity today. 64 miles today, see photo. Feeling much recovered, cold over & done with. Other cyclists said that loads of us are grumbling about lost weeks on the bike, all due to pathetic little … Continue reading

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