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