Weight and Stuff Report – 12 April 2014

Weight: 215.3 pounds (15 stone 5.3 pounds, 97.7 kg)
Steps taken: 5,812

An unusually big drop today, which will probably be followed by a rise tomorrow, but for the moment that’s the lowest weight of the year so far, yay, etc.

I had a later start today – I was doing some research into some equipment and it took a while to drag myself away from the computer and out to do the shopping. I was so late that I skipped the traditional Frankie & Benny’s breakfast, but I’ll be making up for that at some point…

After the shopping, I decided to make the best of a grey day by doing a bit of monochrome photography at the coast. I got to Tynemouth, had a wander around the market in the Metro station, then walked to the coast in a light drizzle. But the drizzle started to turn into proper rain which was heavy enough to put me off, so I got a bus back to Newcastle. And by the time I got there, the rain had gone and the sky was clearing, mutter.

Anyway, I got a few moderately nice shots using the in-camera black and white setting on the X100S[1]. Here’s a lovely view of a spring day at the seaside:

Spring!

Spring!

Camera: X100S
Aperture: ƒ/16
Shutter speed: 1/125s
Focal length: 23mm
ISO: 800
Taken: 12 April, 2014

[1] Shooting in RAW+JPEG for flexibility, of course.

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