Author: adambowie

Radio

Pete Mitchell

It was with great sadness that we learned earlier last month that the radio presenter Pete Mitchell had died at just 61. Pete was a...

Miscellaneous

Making the Most of Life Under Lockdown

Well it’s been just over two weeks for me now living in a lockdown state of mind. It might not officially have been that long, but...

Internet, Technology

Apple and Dark Sky

Yesterday came news that Apple has bought the company who make the mobile weather app, Dark Sky. For those who don’t know, Dark Sky...

Photography, Video

Wester Ross

In what now seems like an age ago, although it was actually just a couple of weeks ago, I spent the week in Wester Ross, a part of the...

Video

Attaching a Peak Design Strap to a Sony RX100

I made the above video because I had been struggling to find a way to attach a Peak Design Leash strap to a Sony RX100 camera. I solved it...

News

The Blame Game

Update Private Eye sums all of this up succinctly: I’ve never watched Love Island. It’s not my kind of programme. Likewise, I...

Cycling, Video

Just A Regular Cycle Ride Home

I turned on my bike camera this evening for the first time in ages, and a single ride pretty much captured everything in a single shot. Two...

Internet, Technology

Magic Mirror

Note: Taking good photos of mirrors is very hard! This photo suggests lots of double images, but in fact they’re not visible to the...

Radio

RAJAR Q4 2019

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the many years, and it’s...

Books

Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener

I knew that I wanted to read this book almost as soon as I heard about it. There were at least three podcasts featuring Wiener in my queue,...