Friday, August 26, 2011

Trees Near Edinburgh

I shot this with my Nikon D7000 and 50mm AF-S lens about a week ago here in Scotland near Edinburgh. There is not much to it; just some trees and ground - but I like it.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

How Green It Is

Window Light

Slightly Unconscious Of Themselves

At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival a few days ago I watched a group of musicians as they watched the musicians that followed them.

There was something poignant about the frankness of the way they were looking - slightly unconscious of themselves.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Impressions Of Google Scribe

I see that Blogger has introduced what it calls Google Scribe. I have it turned on right now and what I notice is that the text is preceded by suggested text in light grey. It reminds me of the auto-correct feature of predictive text - except that it is predicting not how to spell a word, but predicting what word I want to use next.

I am amazed at how much I am enjoying using it. It is not boxing me in, rather it is propelling me along.

Here is the link to the Blogger article about this new feature.

I notice that the predictive text does not extend to the title - which is just as it should be...

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Looking back at leith from the little grey iron bridge in the harbour area, with the Firth of Forth behind me.
In the far distance, behind this view is the city of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh: The Long, Straight Road

Go over Dean Bridge towards Stockbridge and there it is on the left, running off down into the distance.

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