Weight and Stuff Report – 14 October 2016

Weight: 216.2 pounds (15 stone 6.2 pounds, 98.1 kg)
Steps taken: 1,987

No change today, which, as I generally say when that happens, makes a change.

This is why we have long lenses:

Surf's up

Surf’s up

Camera X-T2
Aperture ƒ/6.4
Shutter speed 1/400s
Focal length 196mm
ISO 200
Taken 13:11, 8 October, 2016
Location 55° 1.2363′ 0″ N 1° 25.2475′ 0″ W

Weight and Stuff Report – 12 October 2016

Weight: 216.8 pounds (15 stone 6.8 pounds, 98.3 kg)
Steps taken: 3,405

Up another wee bit, but I did have a moderately active day at work, as I spent some of it moving surplus bits of kit from the vicinity of my desk to the server room downstairs.

This cow seems to be either remarkably long, or is doing something odd with the laws of physics. Or maybe they have different ones in Scotland.

Trans-dimensional cow

Trans-dimensional cow

Camera X70
Aperture ƒ/8
Shutter speed 1/60s
Focal length 18.5mm
ISO 400
Taken 15:22, 28 September, 2016
Location 55° 56.9271′ 0″ N 3° 11.1838′ 0″ W

Weight and Stuff Report – 11 October 2016

Weight: 216.4 pounds (15 stone 6.4 pounds, 98.2 kg)
Steps taken: 2,082

Up a wee bit today…

This is a chimney I spotted in Carlisle – I thought it made an interesting silhouette.

The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

Camera X-T2
Aperture ƒ/22
Shutter speed 1/400s
Focal length 55mm
ISO 200
Taken 14:12, 2 October, 2016
Location 54° 53.7302′ 0″ N 2° 56.5559′ 0″ W

Great Exhibition of the North: Newcastle and Gateshead to host £5m event – BBC News

Well, I wasn’t actually expecting that to happen. Good news for the area – some interesting stuff to see and do, and a boost for the economy.

(Not that I’m still muttering about us being passed over for City of Culture mumble years ago)

Newcastle and Gateshead are selected to host a major exhibition showcasing art, design and innovation from the north of England.

Source: Great Exhibition of the North: Newcastle and Gateshead to host £5m event – BBC News