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August Bank Holiday

Went for a really long walk last Monday where I discovered the previously discussed tank-tractor. On the way back to Henley there was a really awesome sunset and I managed to take some nice photos with the trees silhouetted against the dramatic clouds.

Tractorg

The latest innovation in farming combines both tank and tractor technology to make this wonderful machine: The farmer is surrounded by more screens than your average software developer. Although after a while he had to stop and poke about with the trailer in a rather low tech way.

Portland

Went down to Portland near Weymouth the weekend before last to go camping and climbing and generally be outdoors-y. Here, our encampment! Where we went climbing on Saturday: Nice sunset sky in the evening.

Growing

Where does wheat come from? Today doof.me.uk can exclusively reveal that it grows on plants! Wheats have ears – they’re listening to you!!

This Way

I really liked how this old gate looked when I was out walking this afternoon.

Caterpillars

Very very hungry caterpillars. Saw these ones having some sort of conference on a plant between Henley and Greys Court this afternoon. Also a bee, a fly, and an unidentified red insectoid.

Creatures

Furry. Looks friendly. Alas couldn’t figure out how to zoom in my phone’s camera before it scampered. Not furry. Looks alien. Do NOT approach! Figured out how to make my phone zoom in for this one. Digital zoom is totally not worth the effort. Are Nokia really the only ones innovating in this space? Should […]

Bargain

Massive discounts at Argos!

Mel Smith

Was genuinely saddened to hear of Mel Smith’s recent death :(. So many memories of watching his shows as a child.

Copenhagen

Also, totally forgot to post photos from when I visited Copenhagen last month. Here they are! The castle at the end is the one Hamlet was supposed to live in.