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August Bank Holiday

August 30th, 2013

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.


August 30th, 2013

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.

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August 25th, 2013

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.



July 28th, 2013

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!!


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This Way

July 28th, 2013

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



July 28th, 2013

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.


July 21st, 2013

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 just take my regular camera everywhere…


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July 21st, 2013

Massive discounts at Argos!


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Mel Smith

July 21st, 2013

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

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