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Just back…

…from the Isle of Man. Not me, sadly, but Nat Geo travel books editor Larry Porges, who said numerous nice things about my favourite island: Biggest selling point: It’s fourfold. 1) The beautiful scenery—rich green hills peppered with bright yellow gorse, dramatic cliffside vistas, thatched-roof villages, tumbling waterfalls, and the 2,000-foot Snaefell mountain overlooking it […]

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Cape To Cape 2015

Say what you like about the Western… er… Cape – it might have its downsides, but it also has loads of internal Capes: Columbine, Town, of Good Hope, Point, Hangklip, Agulhas, Infanta. And that’s just off the top of my head. Norway also has a Cape – Nordkapp or North Cape (check out their pseudo Table Mountain). […]

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Punting my Instagram

I’m hoping to take lots of photos while I’m away this week. Some of them will end up on my Flickr, some on my Instagram. I’ve got almost 300 posts pictures on there now and I’m adding works of painted light on a fairly regular – yet hopefully not overbearing – basis. Here are a few recent examples: […]

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People put the weirdest things on the internet. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. Often, either way, it’s on tumblr. Here are a few that could fall into either category. Who Rang My Doorbell? I wired up some automation such that a webcam takes a picture of whomever rings my doorbell. He did. The result […]

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Is This The Best Album Review Ever?

And Was That A Bit Of A Clickbaity Post Title? Whatevs. I’ve been listening to Drones, Muse’s seventh studio album for a couple of weeks now and it’s still not quite bitten. Just still a little bit hit and miss for me. One thing that is for sure (and is backed up by ever other review I’ve […]

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