This afternoon in Stranraer I stumbled across a protest in the town centre, a group of maybe 30-40 folks setting out their stalls (literally) to protest against the `Bedroom Tax’ and other social injustices. Kudos to them for getting off their backsides to object. But please, in the interests of being taken seriously: learn some […]
Down on the sea front, looking toward the disused BT radio transmitter station
I love the smell of conifers of an evening… before and after they go in the bonfire 😉 The downside of having engaged the services if a gardener is we end up shuffling all the clippings and remnants of sycamore trees that really shouldn’t have been growing through the hedge all around the garden – […]
Over the past couple of months, I’ve been both learning the R language and boosting my understanding of statistics, the one feeding off the other. To aid the learning process, I set myself a project, to answer the age-old question: which lossy audio format is best for encoding my music collection? Does it matter if […]
More fruitfulness in the garden – for the first time, we have our own apples. And the first one tasted rather nice too!
Taken during a lunchtime stroll down to Portpatrick: a moderate haar from the sea, obscuring the village in the distance.
It was good to go away for the weekend, and it was good to get back home again too nice sunny views around Portpatrick harbour too.
A more formal, laid-out, part of the gardens at Beningbrough – a covered path with several trees, covered in pears.
Am exercise in composition, as much as anything – a thick mist reducing visibility to a couple of hundred yards, whilst out with Dog.
I still remember the place for being very unwelcoming last September – however at least the building has a rather photogenic profile from the outside.