Twittering Tales

He hesitated a moment between Major Tom and Rocket Man. Either would have been a fitting soundtrack to his last spacewalk. In the end however he chose neither Bowie nor Elton but the Grateful Dead’s Dark Star as a musical epitaph as his oxygen slowly but inexorably sputtered out. (279 characters) It’s time once again … Continue reading Twittering Tales

Twittering Tales #132

The tips of my fingers felt soiled contemplating the greasy buttons. I cringed, reaching for a clean white handkerchief. The phone rang. I held the handset well away from my ear. “Deep breaths. Tomorrow no handkerchief. Repeat after me. OCD is treatable.“ This is my entry to this weeks Twittering tales. I’m writing this on … Continue reading Twittering Tales #132

Cheese Scones

Anne-Claude baked some scones this morning so I thought it would be a good occasion to test my skills as a budding Food Photographer. I’ve tried to incorporate food styling, lighting and general tips I’ve picked up on YouTube. I have an advantage over you in that I have that fresh baked slightly cheesy smell … Continue reading Cheese Scones

Foodie Photos

I enjoy taking photos of the food we prepare and eat or of food we order in the restaurant. I’ve decided to take my food photography to another level so I’ve been paying closer attention to other peoples photos of food and learning about equipment and techniques. YouTube is a particularly interesting vector for learning. … Continue reading Foodie Photos