Daily Archives: Sunday, 14th Sep 2014

Weight and Stuff Report – 14 September 2014

Up again today, mutter, mutter.

Having walked my legs off on Friday and Saturday, I felt the need for a more relaxed day today, so cancelled my one final planned Heritage Open Day visit, but as that was for somewhere that’s going to be open permanently (or so I understand), that wasn’t too much bother.

So, I’ve had a quiet day in – watched some TV, did the ironing and began to mentally prepare myself for going back to work tomorrow  :wah:

A couple of photos for today. This beautifully carved Tyne River God is a feature of the Mining Institute library. He’s covered in more symbolism than a very symbolic thing, from the cloth (prosperity), corn (plenty), and more, with coal in his crown:

Tyne River God

Tyne River God

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/5.6
Shutter speed: 1/30s
Focal length: 110mm
ISO: 5000
Taken: 12 September, 2014
Location: 54° 58.151′ 0″ N 1° 36.8636′ 0″ W

And not exactly heritage-related, but the kind of thing l like to see. This pub is getting a new image, it seems:

Picking up?

Picking up?

Camera: X-T1
Aperture: ƒ/5.3
Shutter speed: 1/2400s
Focal length: 74.4mm
ISO: 200
Taken: 12 September, 2014
Location: 54° 58.151′ 0″ N 1° 36.8636′ 0″ W

Doctor Who – Listen

While I’m not planning to go into a lot of plot details, it’s likely that the random mutterings that follow will reveal some things you might prefer not to know if you haven’t seen the episode yet, so in my usual way, I’ll include this warning:

Here be spoilers!

Continue reading