Last time I tried to send anything to the states it took nine weeks. We'll see if they can improve on that this time.
21st Jan 2008, 19:20
19th Jan 2008, 21:26
Mountain Bike in Nijmegen, Friesian faux-fur covered frame.
Just don't let it get rained on.
18th Jan 2008, 23:03
My Mum, Maureen, had her heart op late last night.
Dad's keeping us informed very nicely, thanks Paddington.
All went well, she's in recovery now.
Big hugs Mum, gentle ones.
18th Jan 2008, 08:33
17th Jan 2008, 07:01
Bit of a queue to get through there so managed a snap out of the window.
Result was pretty disappointing so, with the traffic still backed-up, I dived into the N95's internal editing software, cropped, bleached, monochromed, contrasted.
Who needs Photoshop?
Never a lost moment stuck in traffic.
15th Jan 2008, 11:06
So I ate it. Broke down the defensive barrier and VOOM!
Quicker than you can say "you'll regret that in the morning" GONE.
13th Jan 2008, 20:23
(No, not that.)
It's an alarm clock, basically.
Half an hour before the time set it starts to glow very dimly. Gradually
getting brighter during the half hour until it's like daylight in the room
(some kind of filter or other that makes the light more like proper
Your body apparently reacts favorably to dawn light and you wake up feeling
fresh and recharged. Much better than a horrible buzzer anyway. If the light
hasn't woken you by the time you've set it starts a bird dawn-chorus, very
softly to start with and gradually getting louder, until you really can't
ignore it any more.
I have no idea if it works, I woke up twice this weekend to an elbow in the
ribs and; "Hey, look, look, the light's gone on!".
I think she lies there awake all night looking at it, waiting for it to go
13th Jan 2008, 13:51