31 Oct 2020

One-Mile Matt

One-Mile Matt

I heard about “burbing” the other day and it got me thinking — I’d already been wondering if I’d explored all my local walking options for lockdown exercise as I was getting a bit bored with my normal routes. I’ve lived here in Hotwells for more than twenty years now, so it’s hardly surprising I’m fairly familiar […]

3 Oct 2020

Improving the Home Working Setup

Improving the Home Working Setup

I’ve made a couple of improvements to the home working setup recently. The first was upgrading my monitor, helped along by a generous donation from my parents (thanks!) I went from an elderly-but-OK AOC display that I happened to find lying around the house in March, when the first lockdown started, to a 29″ LG […]

30 Sep 2020

A New Dawn

A New Dawn

So. Photo 30 out of 30 in my September photo-a-day. Actually, I’m going to cheat today and choose two photos from this morning to finish off the project. I checked the weather yesterday, and it said it was going to rain all day for the foreseeable future, starting today, so I got out as early as […]

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 by […]

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 […]