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cattyal's Blog

cattyal

There is only one world; the world pressing against you at this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive; this minute here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.

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  • 365 - take 2 - 192

    Again I only did a handful of pics today - this time so I could have an entry for this weeks Black & White Challenge. The room is now full of dead foliage which needs to be put away sometime - but not tonight....... I was torn between two pics fo...

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    3 Dec 2013 10:14PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 191

    Again all I've done this evening is a few smoke pics - I'm now exploring easy to use USB voice recorders - there's a lot to choose from...... Anyway this one looked a bit like Donnie Darko - just a shame it wasn't in focus!

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    2 Dec 2013 9:55PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 190

    Oops - I forgot to do my blog on Sunday evening. However the only pics I took were more smoke ones - I've still got too much on and not enough time to concentrate on my photos - I shall attempt to rectify that soon! Meanwhile here's a pretty pi...

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    2 Dec 2013 9:53PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 189

    I went off to Slimbridge again today and took along the little Olympus plus fisheye intending to take a few pics around Stroud first. However I was so laden down with bags and 'stuff' that it was all too much effort - another day. I got off the b...

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    30 Nov 2013 10:02PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 188

    I'm still running round like a mad fool but with any luck I'll be able to stop in about half an hour and veg for a while. As the smoke stuff was all still set up - and I fortunately had half a stick left, I took a few more pics. I fancy this l...

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    29 Nov 2013 8:52PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 187

    I'm afraid I'm still playing with the joss sticks - maybe I'll play one more evening and then do something else - it's far too easy to spend too much time messing about and getting nothing useful done. Still, the weekend is almost here so maybe I'...

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    28 Nov 2013 10:15PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 186

    Good grief - one of these evenings I'm going to have nothing to do and can play but for now it's the usual trying to fit several things in and getting now-where fast. I did at least get the joss stick out briefly though need to sort my background ...

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    27 Nov 2013 10:32PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 185

    Another rushed lunchtime and evening so all I have to offer is a pic taken in town on my way back to work. I have to figure out which digit keeps getting in the picture- at 7.5mm the fisheye takes in a rather wide view. I thought I had a bette...

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    26 Nov 2013 9:50PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 184

    The new fisheye arrived today for the diddy Olympus - as expected it's a goodie. I already have a Samyang for my Sony and this is the Rokinon one for the micro four thirds - a Samyang with a different name and therefore about 40 cheaper. As with...

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    25 Nov 2013 10:11PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 183

    I really need a larger chunk of wood both for backgrounds and surfaces to plonk stuff on - or much smaller pheasants!!!

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    24 Nov 2013 10:15PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 182

    I was out all day again today - the usual trip to Slimbridge. I did stop at Stroud first to do a dash round the charity shops etc. but there were no goodies to be found. I'm debating whether to do the Victorian market in Gloucester tomorrow and...

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    23 Nov 2013 10:42PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 181

    I suddenly decided to do some smoke pics tonight which was a tad daft as I'd a stack of stuff to get done and playing wasn't supposed to be an option. It was a bit of a hasty job though and I may well do some more another evening and do a better j...

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    22 Nov 2013 10:46PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 180

    I spent too much time concentrating on getting some dye on my grey roots this evening and by the time I'd done that, and a few other things, I didn't feel like doing much else. Fortunately I've still got my anemones - even though only 2 of them ha...

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    21 Nov 2013 10:13PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 179

    The boss had a brace of pheasants looking for a home today - for some reason I said yes so now they're hanging in the garage. Now the challenge is to produce some decent pics before they go on to the person that will be eating them (not me)...... ...

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    20 Nov 2013 9:36PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 178

    I had planned to take a few pics with the X10 on my way home this evening but somehow got distracted and ended up taking just one - and not the most inspiring street to take pictures either :) Ah well - once the xmas lights are on I may divert round...

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    19 Nov 2013 8:46PM | Read

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