Monthly Archives: January 2008

eBay anxiety

4°C, Windy, heavy rain this morning but dry for now. Snow coming? I’ve won a camera bid on ebay. A camera that I have been after for a couple of years. Over the last few months, I have lost a … Continue reading

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Tatenhill and surrounds

8°C, light grey, dry and minimal wind. Cycling: [retrospective post] had a long steady ride on Sunday, Foremark resevoir, Staunton Harold and Bosworth Battlefield. Total 74 miles, I had about 10-15 miles left in my legs but decided against it because of … Continue reading

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FSX_KML

6°C, clear(mostly) but windy. I rode home in 32 minutes today!FSX scenery design: Currently I am having some success learning the KML program that works with Google-Earth to generate scenery for the flight sim FSX. It’s going to take quite … Continue reading

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Sarcophagus

13°C, warm, windy & with showers. 3DS Max: Texturing that Chernobyl model. See picture. I’ve taken this render from the same angle that most photographs seem to be shot from. The second chimney (near Reactor 1 & 2) should have … Continue reading

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Warn & wet

13°C, rain but now clear. More forcast with floods. Ride in anyway today, I can’t sleep with this lack of exercise, just ride then. No punctures. Mornings are getting lighter…  

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A walk in the dark

6°C, clear, a respite from the rain. Four attempts at repairing a series of punctures failed this evening after dark. So I set of on the 10 miles walk home after ringing Hannah. She set off on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Saturated

9°C, drizzle & strong winds. C=36½ miles. Cycling: Strong winds and rain serving to remind me of the torrential downpour that washed out my ride home on friday. I cut the ride short.However, took time out to take some shots … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday

7°C, sunny. A week of heavy rains, winds and some sun.Film: "The lives of others",  It seemed to bit slow to start with, I wasn’t sure of staying the course, but after a certain point, I was in, hooked. Finished … Continue reading

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Diversion activities…

8°C, windy, but getting clearer. or Things to do when you’re writing reports: Boil the kettle for some tea Record LPs for the car sterio Eat an apple Install updates on the computer Patch a punctured inner-tube Fit a new … Continue reading

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Full-on drizzle

7°C, SE wind, Drizzle. 42 miles Started dry enough, but by the time I got to Twycross, visibility was very poor, everything was just grey besides the grass verges and brown mud.

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