7 Sep 2020

High Tide

High Tide

7/30 in my September photo-a-day. I went for a lunchtime walk today. This isn’t something I’ve done often since I started working from home, but going for a few walks during my week off might have got me to thinking that it’s a good idea. It’s a nice view to have on your doorstep, albeit accompanied […]

6 Sep 2020

Drifter

Drifter

6/30 in my September photo-a-day. No Balloon Fiesta this year, sadly, but I was doing the crossword early this morning when I heard the telltale sound of a gas burner, so popped outside with the camera to do some… well, street photography, I suppose! According to Jess — the first place I check for bloon-related news — it was part […]

5 Sep 2020

Barrow Gurney Reservoirs

Barrow Gurney Reservoirs

5/30 in my September photo-a-day. My friends Sarah and Vik went on a really long walk from their place to Dundry and surrounds. I joined them for a section from Dundry down to the Barrow Gurney Reservoirs.

31 May 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

For the last couple of years, I’ve been trying to combat my shortening attention span, mostly by getting back into longer-form media. Books, for example: in 2019 I set myself a target of reading a couple of books a month, and actually managed to read 41 in the year. Based on that, my challenge this […]

7 Feb 2020

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

His first movement after the shock had been to work in his loom; and he went on with this unremittingly, never asking himself why, now he was come to Raveloe, he worked far on into the night to finish the tale of Mrs. Osgood’s table-linen sooner than she expected — without contemplating beforehand the money she would […]