Musing

That moment when …
you regret ignoring the message from Photoshop asking if you really want to close the window without saving …

In the woods – It is a nothing picture. You need to be there, listening to the birds, hearing and feeling the breeze, smelling the woodsy smells, and enjoying the warm sunshine on your skin.

Having fun with my meeting backgrounds – I’ve not been counting how long we’ve been sequestering ourselves away from COVID-19, so I checked. Today is day 45. Three-minute read

Coffee Hour (or should that be ‘Tea break’) – I took this photo of my desk with my phone this morning. I didn’t realize at the time how much history and how many special things there could be in a simple picture. One-minute read

Ten Years On: Happy To Be Here. I’ve just indulged in a couple of ‘retro’ self-portrait sessions. Two-minute read, 6 pictures

Connections and Degrees of Separation – You may have heard of the idea that all the people on Earth are six or fewer steps away from each other in a human chain of contacts. The “Six degrees of separation” theory, In June this year, I discovered I was three steps away from Che Guevara. Three-minute read, 3 pictures

Yesterday Ginger and I were discussing the absurdity of Lay-away … … I still haven’t got the tune of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” out of my head.

Spot the octopus – After watching this video the best summary of my thoughts is: ‘perplexed’. Video: 4½ minutes

Many years ago I managed a video/software production department. What the team would have given for access to the technology on show here. Back then cameras were big and expensive, and edit suites bigger and frighteningly expensive. 2 videos, 13 minutes total

Photograph of the Lancia Stratos HF Zero concept car by Bertone in the original orange livery.

Lancia Stratos HF Zero – I was a school kid when I discovered this jaw droppingly awesome car. It caught my imagination and made such an impression that forty years on, I still think it is one of the most stunning vehicles ever built. Video: 2 clips, ten-minute read, 2 pictures

Plans are afoot – With the possibility of the Visa being approved any day more and more likely we’ve been turning our thoughts to fixing a few dates. Two-minute read

Calm Centre (365: 135) – Many years ago I visited this spot at a time when I needed to make an important decision. I also needed a place and memory to act as a calm reference point to carry with me and help in the years to come. Two-minute read, 2 pictures

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