Monthly Archives: July 2008

The skies are darker

22°C, clouds, light rain. Dorset: heading down south tomorrow, so to get in the mood- I made this for FSX flight sim. Advertisements

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White horses

28°C, humid, hot and a terrific thunderstorm in the evening. FSX: after buying a book of aerial photography in Britain, I had a go at adding a prehistoric white horse from Wiltshire to the flight sim. It was easy! See … Continue reading

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Swarkstone

27°C, 40% cloud, humid, still air. Cycling: 71 miles, but at no real pace, it’s too hot to go fast.Linseed: Hmm, strange, the colours look a bit de-saturated in this photo. Anyway, the last effort was to reduce the slightly … Continue reading

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Stac Lee for FSX

27°C, Hot. 3DS – FSX: faster taster…built a usable 3D  model of Stac Lee for the Flight Sim. From testing, it appears that other people only see a flat area where this rock should be, so for reliability, I had … Continue reading

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ChNPP6

23°C, warm, sunny and very nice indeed, more please. 3DS for FSX: Built a 3D model of Reactor No.6 at Chernobyl. Also spent ages rebuilding the scenery so that it is easier to edit, now the cooling channels have concrete … Continue reading

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Sick?

19°C, overcast but not as muggy. Sick:one of the dogs recently stole a packet of butter. Later she threw it up and left a persistent smell that has been scrubbed and scrubbed to remove. Curiously, it smells of human spew. … Continue reading

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Woodhouses

19°C, hmid & light cloud cover. The wind has dropped. Dogwalk: what a fab place, Woodhouses is an area of land that is hardly maintained, it’s full of wild grasses, scrub and mixed woodland. Walking there you could imagine  that … Continue reading

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Summer, coming

16°C, chilly Nth Wind. Dry Summer: doesn’t really feel like it, only 16 deg today, but warmer weather is coming. Hurry up!Cycling, don’t know why, but today’s ride was rubbish. The crystal clear skies and fresh air drew me out, … Continue reading

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Hammershøi @ RA

18°C, windy but dry. London: was extremely busy today, and this, a Sunday. The crowds were mostly foreign tourists it seemed, but then maybe it would seem that way. London has the highest proportion of foreign nationals of any city … Continue reading

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A thousand kisses deep

15°C, windy. First day of the summer break, in a way the best- the whole holiday is ahead of us .Leonard Cohen, A Thousand Kisses Deep:This gave me the shivers the first times I heard it.

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