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Homoeopathic Birth

Homoeopathic Birth

Homoeopathy : photo by yuki*  Tonight, Eirene and I went for a specialist homoeopathic birthing consultation. Eirene (now 37+ weeks) is a firm believer in homoeopathy and wants to use it to help her through the birthing process. As her birthing partner, I’m going to support her – which ever way she wants to play it. (It’s her gig, at the end of the… Read more →

100 Acquaintances

100 Acquaintances

In my last blog post, I described a project called 100 strangers, and how I’ve embarked on the quest to get photos of 100 strangers.  I’m toying with the idea of the same kind of thing, but for 100 acquaintances. Perhaps the moniker “100 friends” may be more appropriate, but that’s already being used by a rather groovy sounding charity thing. So, 100 acquaintances… Read more →

Grandad Skelton’s camera

Grandad Skelton’s camera

I’ve just been given my grandad’s old camera. It’s a Voigtländer Vitoret with all the trimmings. A beautiful old thing. Just loaded it up with some ILFORD FP4 black and white film. My grandad apparently saved up for a long time to buy this, and it was his pride and joy. It’s not worth much actual money these days but the… Read more →

These four walls

These four walls

I could quite get used to this forced chillax. I’m not sure for how long, and I do pity those folk who have to stay in bed for weeks on end, but as I’m only 48 hours in, the novelty is still overriding the potential monotony. I’m lucky to have an ace wife, who, only minutes ago has brought me… Read more →

vestibular neuronitis

vestibular neuronitis

Turns out, I’ve probably got vestibular neuronitis according to Dr. Leech, which is giving me vertigo. It’s an inflamed bit inside my head near the bit that governs balance. This kicked in late yesterday afternoon. Feeling very dizzy, and I’m unable to keep my eyes in a straight line when mobile. Kind of like the effects of having a really… Read more →

Airfix fix

Airfix fix

Relived part of my childhood today and introduced Jaygo to the joys of model building. So far, built a cockpit and painted a few parts. A fun thing to do for a bit. It reminded me of all the fiddly itsy bitsy hobbies I had as a kid. Wood carving being a biggy for a while, tying flies (the fishing… Read more →

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

I saw my first snowdrops of the year today. It’s the third earliest sighting I’ve seen of the snowdrop since (DragonDrop.org) records began – the earliest being January the 19th. Typically they’re the first common wild flower, to brave sticking it’s head above the precipice after the dark depths of winter – round these parts. Marking off the seasonal milestones ’till… Read more →