Panoramas pulled from Google Photos with Photonic WordPress plugin.
Panoramas make for a lovely photograph, because one gets a lot more scenery in the photo. It takes a bit of practice taking a good panorama. In the old days one had to take a number of photos and then use software to splice them…
Audiobooks & audio shows at audible where stories speak to you.
Audiobooks, stories that speak to you. For the past six weeks I have been listening to audiobooks from Audible… read on and I’ll explain why. When last did you buy a physical book? My wife would say yesterday or last week or last month. She…
Photo of the day – Indy cat – Panasonic Lumix G80 review.
I bought a new camera & lens recently, the Panasonic Lumix G80 and the Panasonic G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. lens. The camera has loads of great features and I am loving the fast auto-focus, 5-axis in-body image stabilisation, articulated touch screen and the ease of use. The…
Rediscover this day – 25th December 2009 – Christmas at Khamkerri, South Africa.
8 Years ago on this Christmas day, Jo and I were at Khamkerri, South Africa experiencing a bush Christmas with our families. It was the first time we had managed to get everyone together from both sides of the family in the same location. Quite…
(Old) review of Sony MDR-1RBT Wireless NFC Stereo Headphones from OMGitsHUGE.com
I was looking at my Sony MDR-1RBT Wireless NFC Stereo headphones this morning and thinking what a great pair of headphones they have been. I have been using them every day almost for well over 4 years and they have worked flawlessly. I have even…
California Road Trip – Cambria, San Simeon, Ragged Point, Cayucos.
Day 4 – We left Scotts Valley for the last time. Our destination was Cayucos, a small coastal town near Cambria. We picked this town because it was on Route 1, on the beach, cheap and looked like a nice place to stay. Ideally we…
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, how is a black cab driver safer than a UBER driver?
Fridays decision by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Transport for London to stop UBER running a taxi service in London over claims that it is not safe, is truly the worst decision they have ever made. London is meant to be one of…
California Road Trip – Carmel Highlands, Big Sur, Bixby Creek Bridge.
Day 3 – From Scotts Valley we drove via Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea to the Big Sur coastline. According to Wikipedia… Big Sur is one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world. The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views. As the…
California Road Trip – Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel-By-The-Sea.
Day 1 & 2 of our California road trip, we based ourselves in Scotts Valley, because on the map it looked like it was close to Santa Cruz, Monterey and Carmel-By-The-Sea. It wasn’t close enough to the last two and we weren’t impressed with Santa…
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