I look back on the days of my Amiga computers with a fondness totally out of proportion with the capabilities or usefulness of the technology. We have come so far since then, with phones that are more powerful than our entire home computer set-ups; heck - watches that are more powerful than our entire home… Continue reading Technological sweet spots
It surprises me sometimes, given how much of a technology nerd I have always been, that I don't mention computers more often on this blog. That might be because, for the main part, nowadays there's not a lot to be done with them; oh, you use them more than ever, but there's no tinkering, no… Continue reading Analogue or digital?
"Come on, Frank, an officer files things in his head. He doesn't remember them until they pop up, you know that: a face, a street, a name, a number, zabba-dabba-doo, like that..." Lieutenant Theo Kojak/1976 Listen to - Gladys Knight and the Pips "So Sad The Song" (I know that we both talked it over,… Continue reading Imagining my brain is exactly the right size
There has been steady progress on my Gaudi cardigan and lace-back mitt over the past week, but nothing hugely interesting to photograph, so I thought I would talk a bit today about what I use to take my photographs. This has been prompted by the fact that over the past few days I have been… Continue reading Knitting photographs
I have alighted on "Explore" as a word of the week because it seems like a good aim no matter what interpretation you choose. Explore covers a whole host of activities, from actual physical travel to internal probing of your own psyche and pretty much anything in between. In fact, everything we do as human… Continue reading Word of the Week – Explore
I like to think I go my own way in life; stand apart; never follow the herd; make considered choices. Every so often, though, I'm right there, leaping onto the bandwagon and waving a flag with the rest of the human race. So, deep breath, I am experimenting with turning my phone screen to monochrome… Continue reading Strike up the band!