Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. – Charles Darwin
Managed to get some photos of the loch this afternoon, misty, cool, very still. Got some good shots like this one.
….groan. Got loads of stuff to get on with. This morning, I’ve been working on the redesign of the Oakleaf Circle site, copying over hundreds of URLs. And checking them, as well. I’ve got a useful little freeware program that checks links, but it can only tell me if a link is dead or not. … Continue reading Back To Work….
Well, another one over. At last the nights are going to get shorter – at this time of year, we get 15 hours of darkness; those nights when I’m lying awake and hopelessly chasing sleep, it feels like the sun will never rise… Thursday night, we had our usual Yule feast chez Carol’s. We squeezed … Continue reading So That Was Yule….
…..we donâ€™t need to examine the Universe as a supernatural creation. It is enough â€” more than enough â€” to examine it naturally. The sense of awe, beauty, wonder, and joy we feel when we view a Hubble image of a distant galaxy is a natural product of our sense of discovery. It is more … Continue reading Quote of the Day
I’ve finally sorted out the software problem that was stopping me from uploading pictures from my camera – turned out I needed an update for my motherboard, in addition to the card-reader driver. So – here’s a recent picture, taken a couple of days ago. It’s the field below my house, and the loch is … Continue reading Wet, Wet, Wet…
So I’m going to take the plunge and switch to WinXP, as soon as I have enough cash to replace my current measly 40GB hard drive with something bigger (and when I get the time needed to install everything). If I’m going to carry on with web design and development, I have to have IE7 … Continue reading Dammed M$…..