Daily Archives: Thursday, 19th April 2012

Trust me…

If there is one thing I didn’t like about the smartcard thingy my bus tickets live on these days, it was the boring corporate logo on the wallet it came in. So when I saw this, I couldn’t resist

Psychic paper not included

Psychic paper not included

Weight and Stuff Report – 19 April 2012

Weight: 217.2 pounds (15 stone 7.2 pounds, 98.5 kg)
Exercise: Walked part way to work

What’s this? Down again? Amazing!

I sort of walked part of the way to work today, which isn’t very impressive. It was trying to rain a bit more (not as much as last night, when cats, dogs and hippos may have been involved), but it was more me feeling rough[1] than the weather that made me stop and get the Metro.

Today’s pictures – yes, I’m letting you have two at once – are of an art installation thingy in Newcastle called the Blue Carpet. Here it is seen from above:

Blue Carpet

Blue Carpet

Camera: PENTAX Q
Aperture: ƒ/8
Shutter speed: 1/100s
Focal length: 8.5mm
ISO: 125

Now you’re probably thinking that it doesn’t look very blue, and I’m inclined to agree, though some bits are bluer than others, as you can see here:

Blue Carpet Detail

Blue Carpet Detail

Camera: PENTAX Q
Aperture: ƒ/3.2
Shutter speed: 1/800s
Focal length: 8.5mm
ISO: 125

[1] Lingering traces of the cold or whatever it was I got last week, plus not sleeping too well last night, mutter