Monthly Archives: September 2016

RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

We had a day off today, and the weather was at least dry (in the morning), so N and I decided to head out to the RSPB Nature Reserve at Gartocharn – a fairly new reserve that we pass on the … Continue reading

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5 Secrets about DS106

Today’s Daily Create is to: Use the Portent Title Generator to randomly generate a title about DS106…then WRITE THAT POST! So here’s mine: 5 Secrets about DS106 the government is hiding: It’s free. Take that, government capitalist pig dogs. It’s fun. … Continue reading

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It’s been a fairly awful week. It should have been a restful week’s holiday around the house forgetting about work, but instead it was a stressful period that’s still not over. So Kim’s weekly challenge this week is particularly apt: Fighting the … Continue reading

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Down at the pond earlier I was taking a picture of this beautiful swan preening itself: when I noticed another swan heading towards it: Oh, hello: Getting closer: I’m off then: Uh oh: And then the attack: At which all … Continue reading

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Looking closely

Kim’s photo challenge this week is to look closely, and – like Kim – I find that getting into the habit of carrying my camera with me is encouraging me to do just that. I’ve been fascinated (even maybe borderline … Continue reading

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ALT-C 2016

On Monday I travelled to Warwick Uni for the ALT-C 16 conference, which was taking place in the Warwick Arts Centre: The main purpose of the visit was to present some thoughts that Maha, Kevin and I had put together: Developing … Continue reading

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