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Ridgeway

I went for an adventure this afternoon in the hitherto unexplored region north west of Reading. Started in the pleasant village of Streatley and headed in the general direction of Swindon along the “ridgeway” national trail. At first it was a little dull and plodding, the only interesting site being this memorial to a solider […]

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 […]

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.

Outdoor Climbing

I’ve failed terribly at posting my photos on here of late. I blame work. Here are several I took when we went outdoor climbing in Majorca at the end of May. Somewhat unsettled weather, but it didn’t actually rain until the last day. Climbing on the beach! About to go on an adventure off the […]