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2022-08-13: Did an hour of Park Yoga this morning before it got too hot 🧘🏼‍♂️

2022-08-12: Some kind soul has put a bucket of water outside their garden for the dogs to drink in this hot …

2022-08-12: Pre-breakfast bike ride

2022-08-11: Learning how to use the Halide app whilst out with the dog this morning. iPhone 11, Halide app, …

2022-08-10: One reason that energy prices in the UK have skyrocketed. The EU price cap on gas is 43.99 Euros …

2022-08-10: Enough Is Enough! There’s a growing pushback in the UK against the status quo. We’re not in this …

2022-08-10: Early walk with “the boy” before it becomes too hot 📷

2022-08-09: Great quote from the Daily Mirror Whitehall correspondent Mikey Smith on the campaign to keep Boris …

2022-08-06: Saturday morning cycle ride 🚲 Strava link

2022-08-05: Blue sky at 6:30 this morning #FridayPhoto 📷

2022-08-01: A small waterfall I spotted while out walking the dog. iPhone 11, processed in On1 Photo RAW 2022 📷

2022-07-31: This photo says it all ⚽️

2022-07-31: Currently reading: The Larmenius Inheritance by John Paul Davis 📚

2022-07-29: Currently reading: Buried by Alice Roberts 📚

2021-11-26: I’ve written a rule to move any email with “Black Friday” in the subject field to …

2021-11-23: Peppa Pig and prolonged pauses – it is, I think, time to start worrying about the prime minister. …

2021-11-22: Listening to Raise The Roof, the new album from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. the long-awaited …

2021-11-19: Just listened to the brilliant new album from Elbow called Flying Dream 1.🎶 Buy a copy from …

2021-11-19: Mark Barrow has spent thirty years filming underwater clips that document the state of …

2021-11-16: Perhaps the country is finally about to see through Boris Johnson. Everyone does in the end. Boris …

2021-11-15: Dramatic sky when out walking the dog this morning. iPhone 11, Lightroom app, processed in Lightroom …

2021-11-09: Leave Boris Johnson alone – this exotic creature is Labour’s greatest asset | The Independent

2021-11-08: Listening to The Future from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. 🎶

2021-11-08: Starmer suggests PM is using Brexit fights to distract from other areas. “There’s a little bit of …

2021-11-04: What happened in the House of Commons yesterday was so foul, the stench might never clear. What …

2021-11-02: First frost of the season 📷 iPhone 11, Lightroom app, processed in Lightroom Classic

2021-11-01: “Not our fault!” Spitting Image nailed it.

2021-10-31: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #31 home 📷

2021-10-30: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #30 red 📷

2021-10-29: Listening to Kites, the new release from melodic neo-prog band This Winter Machine. 🎶 Catch it on …

2021-10-29: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #29 cycle 📷

2021-10-28: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #28 underneath 📷

2021-10-27: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #27 chaos 📷 Alcohol + Foam = Chaos

2021-10-26: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #26 bliss 📷

2021-10-25: This is a disgrace. Tory MPs have been defending themselves from accusations they have given the …

2021-10-25: Listening to Live to Tape: Volume 1 by Bahamas that includes tracks with The Secret Sisters and The …

2021-10-25: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #25 gravity 📷 Defying the laws of gravity.

2021-10-24: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #24 connection 📷 Had to replace a hot water/heating …

2021-10-23: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #23 meaning 📷 The meaning of sunflowers in dreams is …

2021-10-22: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #22 rest 📷 Taking a rest during a walk around Nice, …

2021-10-21: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #21 space 📷 I took this in 1985 when I was working …

2021-10-20: CBI chief policy director Matthew Fell on UK’s Net Zero plan. “To truly transform the UK …

2021-10-20: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #20 sports 📷

2021-10-19: What’s on My MacBook? When I bought my M1 MacBook Air earlier this year I said that I wouldn’t install loads of …

2021-10-19: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #19 mirror 📷 Mirror sellfie of my son

2021-10-18: Listening to Decennium, the 10-year retrospective from English Folk/Prog/Rock group Gandalf’s …

2021-10-18: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #18 finished 📷 It’s the well in our garden.

2021-10-17: Only in Glastonbury… Sony a6300, Sony E 16-70 F4 ZA OSS, processed in On1 Photo Raw 📷

2021-10-17: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #17 compass 📷

2021-10-16: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #16 rotation 📷 It’s the centre spindle of the …

2021-10-15: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #15 ethereal 📷

2021-10-15: Labour shadow business and energy secretary Ed Miliband on Kwarteng. “This is a new low for …

2021-10-14: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #14 wheels 📷

2021-10-13: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #13 animals 📷 🐕‍🦺

2021-10-12: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #12 legend 📷 🏎

2021-10-11: My Album of the Week is How Beautiful Life Can Be from The Lathums. 🎶

2021-10-11: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #11 hygge 📷

2021-10-10: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #10 bridges 📷

2021-10-09: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #9 safe 📷 Try getting in here!

2021-10-08: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #8 twilight 📷

2021-10-07: Matthew Lesh of the Adam Smith Institute gives a glowing(?) review of PM’s speech at the Tory …

2021-10-07: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #7 spice 📷

2021-10-06: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #6 street 📷

2021-10-05: Interesting article by Tom McTague on The Atlantic website today. According to his onetime rival …

2021-10-05: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #5 toy 📷 🐕

2021-10-04: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #4 sharp 📷

2021-10-03: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #3 majority 📷 This is what you get when the majority …

2021-10-02: London petrol station charging nearly double the average price for fuel sells out - The Independent …

2021-10-02: Boris Johnson condemned for saying ‘never mind’ about cancer outcomes Johnson’s mask slips …

2021-10-02: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #2 dark 📷

2021-10-01: Listening to Vessel by The Accidentals on Apple Music 🎶 Try to give it time, life will teach you …

2021-10-01: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #1 touch (someday, maybe) 📷

2021-09-30: One of the best lines in Kier Starmer’s speech at the Labour Party Conference yesterday. …

2021-09-28: Trying out Apple Music, listening to star-crossed from Kasey Musgraves. Somehow I managed to get a …

2021-09-28: This article from The New Statesman website is a sobering read for those of us lucky enough not to …

2021-09-28: Finished reading: The Things You Find In Rockpools by Gregg Dunnett. Grab a free copy here 📚

2021-09-26: Who’s a clever boy? 🐕 Many thank to Nicky, Doug and the rest of the DJ Dog Training Club team for …

2021-09-23: Listening to Reprise by Moby whilst writing a proposal. 🎶

2021-09-20: Abandoned agricultural machinery 📷

2021-09-19: The new feeding station for the birds is open for business 🌱

2021-09-18: Saturday ride

2021-09-17: Listening to From Dreams to Dust by The Felice Brothers on Tidal. I first discovered this band when …

2021-09-16: What's Boris Johnson's reshuffle really all about? “This is a mad way to run the country,” confessed a member of the government. Whether …

2021-09-16: I have three invites to Literal.club if anyone is interested https://literal.club/invite/D7H0BFU 📚

2021-09-15: Two Fingers by Sea Power This is the first track released from the new album, Everything was Forever, due February 2022. 🎶

2021-09-12: I’m enjoying using the Argentum Camera app on my iPhone. Here are a couple of images from …

2021-09-11: Lest We Forget For heathen heart that puts her trust In reeking tube and iron shard, All valiant dust that builds …

2021-09-10: Listening to A Beautiful Life by Heartless Bastards on Tidal. This band had passed me by, but …

2021-09-10: Testing out Street mode in Argentum app I got a haircut this morning, and this is a candid shot of Isaac prepping the chair I took on my …

2021-09-08: Did they fix UK social care or just kick the can down the road? I’m not convinced that the UK social care crisis will be fixed by the rise in NIC …

2021-09-08: UK Government says polluters can dump sewage into rivers as Brexit disrupts water treatment It beggars belief that the UK government is telling businesses they can dump raw sewage into our …

2021-09-07: Fundraising for Wiltshire Ride + Stride I’m fundraising for Wiltshire Ride + Stride this coming Saturday. Ride + Stride raises money …

2021-08-23: Album of the Week — August 23, 2021 My Album of the Week is Fever Dreams from Villagers. Listen on Tidal 🎶

2021-08-22: Pictures from the car show Twin-cylinder Morgan Sony a6300, Sony E 16-70 F4 ZA OSS, processed in Lightroom Classic Car bonnet …

2021-08-16: Finished reading Finished reading: How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship by Ece …

2021-08-13: I’ve got three invites to Glass if anyone wants one 📷

2021-08-13: Album of the Week — August 13, 2021 My Album of the Week is Pressure Machine from The Killers. Really enjoying the slightly more …

2021-07-30: Listening to the new album from Big Big Train and loving it so far. Listen to Common Ground on …

2021-07-21: Excited to read about the new Evernote features on their blog today

2021-07-21: Currently reading: The Things You Find In Rockpools by Gregg Dunnett 📚 Get your free copy here.

2021-07-19: Listening to a surprise new release from The Secret Sisters. Listen to Quicksand on Spotify. …

2021-07-16: Happiness is a full wood store, even if it is the hottest weekend of the year. 📷

2021-07-12: My album of the week is Nebraska from Travelyan. Well worth a listen. Catch it on Spotify. 🎶

2021-07-08: Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville had a message for politicians of all stripes: “The …

2021-07-05: Here’s “Wally” the walrus that is famous around the Isles of Scilly at the moment. I spotted him …

2021-07-05: Hugh Town harbour, St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly Sony a6300, Sony E 16-70 F4 ZA OSS 📷

2021-07-03: Cycle tour of St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly. Cycle tour of St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly. It’s the best way to see the island and suits the slower …

2021-07-03: View of Hugh Town harbour on St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly taken from our hotel room this morning. …

2021-07-02: First flight for over 2 years, from Exeter to St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, on the smallest plane …

2021-07-01: Finished reading: The Shadows of London (Joseph Bridgeman series, Book 2) by Nick Jones. I was lucky …

2021-06-25: Listening to the new album from Hiss Golden Messenger this morning whilst doing the weekly …

2021-06-07: My Album of the week is .... Blue Weekend from Wolf Alice. Listen on Spotify. 🎶

2021-06-07: I really liked the detail on this gnarly old tree we saw on our walk yesterday. iPhone 11, Lightroom …

2021-06-01: Finished reading: Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All by Jonas Jonasson 📚

2021-05-31: Gentle ride to Malmesbury for coffee and cake with Janet. iPhone 11, Lightroom app, processed in …

2021-05-31: View of St. Giles Church, Tytherton Kellaways, Wiltshire from across the meadow. iPhone 11, …

2021-05-30: Saturday morning ride. I managed to find the only rain in Wiltshire. 🚲 📷

2021-05-27: It was a misty morning walk today. iPhone 11, Lightroom app, processed in Lightroom Classic 📷

2021-05-24: My Album of the Week is Seeking New Gods, another solo release from Super Furry Animals' frontman …

2021-05-22: First indoor coffee for over 6 months. It’s good to be back ☕️

2021-05-21: Full wet weather gear needed for this morning's tramp around the fields with Parker. iPhone 11, …

2021-05-17: My Album of the Week is Typhoons from Royal Blood. This album proves that rock is alive and well! …

2021-05-16: This weekend's project — turn a rusty fire pit into a water feature. Looking forward to seeing how …

2021-05-16: Setting off to walk the dog before breakfast. It's likely the best weather we'll see today. iPhone …

2021-05-14: Goodbye Spotify, Hello Tidal After the 14 day Tidal trial, it was time to decide to stay with Spotify or move to Tidal. I prefer …

2021-05-12: Sad to see that our neighbour cut down a 400-year old oak tree and reduced it to a load of lumber. …

2021-05-10: My Album of the Weekis Life By Misadventure from Rag'n'Bone Man. I suspect this'll be high on my …

2021-05-10: Having breakfast on the patio, listening to the birds singing for the first time this year. 📷

2021-05-09: The meadow is full of these wild flowers. Struggling to get a sharp photo on the iPhone. iPhone 11, …

2021-05-07: We held our first in-person board meeting on Wednesday at a colleagues house. He lives 20 minutes …

2021-05-03: The weather is horrible here today — heavy rain on a Bank Holiday, so here's a photo of some apple …

2021-05-02: Sunday morning ride to Grittleton and back iPhone 11, Lightroom app, processed in Lightroom Classic …

2021-05-02: Draycot Cerne Chapel of Rest through the apple blossom, taken this morning whilst out with the dog. …

2021-05-01: Another cold ride this morning 🚲 📷

2021-04-29: Wild Orchids. The meadow where we walk the dog is covered with these rare orchids. iPhone 11, …

2021-04-28: Starting a new brew. This time I’m making “Stars & Stripes”, an American Pale …

2021-04-27: The greenhouse is stocked up. It looks like the neighbours will be getting some free tomato plants. …

2021-04-27: Sunset from last night I was presented with this sunset around 8:45pm yesterday when I took the dog …

2021-04-26: We drove to the Cotswold Water Park yesterday for a bit of R and R. It was bright but there was a …

2021-04-24: We've got new neighbours. These ladies arrived in the field at the bottom of the garden today. …

2021-04-24: Another cold Saturday morning ride. 🚲

2021-04-23: It's times like this that I wish I'd stumped up the additional cash for the iPhone 11 Pro to get the …

2021-04-22: The pear tree in the field opposite is full of blossom. We’ll be picking pounds and pounds of fruit …

2021-04-21: I was pleased to get my Co-Pinter through the post today, which means I can brew one and drink the …

2021-04-21: Currently reading: Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All by Jonas Jonasson📚

2021-04-21: Spotify or Tidal? I’ve flipped between both over the years, but currently using Spotify as I got a free six-month …

2021-04-20: Goodbye Evernote, hello Craft. I’ve done what I thought was unthinkable. After using Evernote …

2021-04-20: I love the early morning light. I took this whilst out walking the dog about 7am today. The light …

2021-04-19: It was good to get out on Ruby tonight. Does anyone else name their bike? 📷🚲

2021-04-18: Day trip to the coast. It was great to escape and get away from staying at home for the first time …

2021-04-17: The inevitable photo of a beer drinker’s first post-lockdown pint in a pub since Christmas Day. 📷🍺

2021-04-16: Summer Rose. Another photo from last summer to remind us that it won't be long before we can feel …

2021-04-15: A picture is worth 1000 words. Spotted on a hoarding in Bristol. 📷

2021-04-14: Early morning walk with the dog. This is a quick iPhone snap from about 6:45am today when I was out …

2021-04-13: Lunchtime! I took this using my Sony a6300 and 16-70mm lens at 70mm. The camera was connected to my …

2021-04-12: Monday Music Mix: Album of the Week This week's new album is This is Really Going to Hurt from Flyte . 🎶

2021-04-11: This is what I was presented with when my 90 year old father said that he’d forgotten his password …

2021-04-10: Early morning in the garden. It's not as warm as it looks! 📷🌱

2021-04-09: Thanks to everyone that responded to my earlier post when I mentioned that I was struggling with CSS …

2021-04-09: Black & White Fishing Gear. I took this photo a few years ago when on holiday in Florida. 📷

2021-04-08: Moved to Micro.blog I’ve just completed the signup process for a Micro.blog subscription and will be moving some posts …

2021-04-08: Summer! Here's an image to remind you of what summer looks like. 📷🌱

2021-04-07: Snow on the fields. It snowed briefly yesterday evening and was -2 degrees earlier when I took "the …

2021-04-06: Rockefeller Centre, NY. This is a photo taken in March 2019 from the viewing platform of the …

2021-04-05: Spotted on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh 📷

2021-04-05: Monday Music Mix: Album of the Week This week's new album is New Long Leg from Dry Cleaning . 🎶

2021-04-04: Easter Sunday afternoon ride 🚲

2021-04-04: Black and White Wreck 📷

2021-04-03: Which path to take? View of Sutton Benger, Wiltshire. 📷

2021-04-02: Currently reading: The First Time Lauren Pailing Died by Rudd, Alyson 📚

2021-04-02: View from Barbury Castle, Wiltshire 📷

2021-04-01: Finished reading: Cathedral by Ben Hopkins 📚

2021-04-01: Three Tulips. Here's a photo of a group of tulips, processed in Lightroom to desaturate the …

2021-03-31: An attempt at making a high key photo in Lightroom. 📷 🌱

2021-03-29: Post work, pre-dinner ride Interesting, that was about the same time for this route as in April 2020, but 10 mins off my best …

2021-03-29: Spring lamb. Photo taken in Lacock, Wiltshire whilst on a photography course. 📷

2021-03-28: Venice in B&W. Here’s a classic photo of gondolas I took in Venice a couple of years ago.. 📷

2021-03-27: Saturday morning ride 🚲

2021-03-27: Ladies on a beach. Sticking with the beach and B&W theme, here’s a photo I took in Murcia, Spain a …

2021-03-26: Dorset coastline March 2020. Here's a pre-lockdown photo from March 2020 to remind us that there is …

2021-03-25: Another black & white image, edited in Lightroom This was taken a few years ago and I've always …

2021-03-24: Working with Ulysses & Micro.blog I have recently started to use [Ulysses](https://ulysses.app/ "Ulysses app") for all my long and …

2021-03-24: Been playing with black & white in Lightroom. This was taken in pre-lockdown 2020 when we managed …

2021-03-23: Photos from the Rockefeller Centre, NY viewing platform. We visited New York in March 2019 and …

2021-03-23: Monday Music Mix: Best of 2021 (So Far) Spotify playlist Here's my Best of 2021 (So Far) Spotify playlist. Please check back from time to time as I'll be …

2020-12-02: Monday Music Mix: Best of 2020 It’s been a tough year for us all, but many artists released some great new music during 2020. …

2020-12-02: Monday Music Mix: 2020 Discoveries Here’s a list of music and artists that I discovered for the first time in 2020. The list will …

2016-02-22: 12 Go-To Albums One of my ITfM Radio colleagues challenged his Facebook buddies to list their top 12 go-to albums …