Weight and Stuff Report – 31 March 2012

Oh good, back down a bit today. Quite a difference – this time last week, I’d managed to bloat to five pounds heavier than I am today.

I walked to Tesco this morning, which is something I won’t be doing for much longer, as the shop closes in three weeks so it can be flattened and a new bigger one built. I see some online shopping in my future.

After a grey and rather damp start, it turned out a bit brighter, so I decided to go for a bit of a walk this afternoon. I started off with a visit to the Shipley Art Gallery, where there’s a rather good exhibition of portraits on, including some on loan from the National Portait Gallery. Worth a look.

I then wandered over to Newcastle, taking the slightly knee-bothering route of over the Swing Bridge and up Dean Street, before going to the Laing Art Gallery to see more pictures. I had a brief look in some shops, and then got the bus home. Interestingly, given its recent failures, the Garmin app on my iPhone was very well behaved, only losing the signal while I was in Eldon Square. That walk ended up being over 4.6 miles.

Newcastle Walk

Newcastle Walk

I didn’t take any pictures today, this was more of a pure walk day, so here’s something from yesterday. There were a load of gulls swooping around the junction of Grainger Street and Westgate Road, so I tried to capture some shots. This is about the best I managed:

Flight

Flight

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Aperture: ƒ/8
Shutter speed: 1/640s
Focal length: 118mm
ISO: 100

More pictures soon. Ish.