Entries from September 2012

The Weather Project

Visiting Olafur Eliasson’s “The Weather Project” with family, at the Tate Modern gallery in London. The figures in the top of the picture are reflected in the mirror-like ceiling of the vast turbine hall.

Film is fab

A new blog “find”, containing both appealing medium-format film photographs and a plethora of technical information, by Ashley Pomeroy.

Incomplete without consumerism

I spent a couple of days in London in June, primarily to spend time taking documentary photographs on the streets I used to pound when I lived in England. One of the things which strikes me is how so many things seem to be commercialized by supermarkets: from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to the simple… (Read More)

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Keeping your data safe

Using a mixture of password segments stored digitally and a second segment stored manually, access to online systems becomes highly secure.

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First Fliers

Jo’s parents have been with us for the past couple of weeks and one of their requests was to visit First, the mountain area above the eastern side of the Grindelwald valley. To see the views, you might think? No. To feed their ornothological needs and visit the alpine choughs? No.

Good things

Cool new techniques for creating responsive websites and for saving you loads of time when writing CSS are helping me to rebuild the technical infrastructure of this (and other) websites.

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Goodbye Chris

Chris Moyles hosts his last radio show on BBC Radio 1 after 15 years with the station.