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Charlie November

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Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 17:34

Not quite half a lunar month later, not quite the same line, but I like the detail on the craters.


This is cropped from a 4096 x 3072 image because a lot of it was black. The sky's not quite clear, so there's actually a spray of light around it, but that didn't show in the photograph.




Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 17:18

If you mean a "Photograph category" as an assignment, you'll have to give us more than a day. It's not like I can just nip up Ben Nevis on my lunch-break.

Room 101

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 17:17

Alright, how about all Aspergillus within 2m of my solar plexus? I'm doing Darth Vader impressions here. Never getting a bathroom or kitchen redone again!

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 17:15

Feeding the birds counts. I've been gardening every day for nearly 9 weeks now. My "repeating order" didn't repeat, so I had to order more mealworms myself. They arrived early this week. Yesterday, I put out mealworms for the first time in 2 weeks. This morning, there were three blackbirds and a robin waiting for me at the shed.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 18:37


I discovered a plant which I think could be lads love. (Hint don't do a google image search to double check this)

{insert pointing and laughing smiley face icon here}

Re: chewed bark: I think 5 inches up is too high for voles. That's more likely to be rabbits or maybe a squirrel.

Room 101

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 23:13

Someone playing Plants versus Zombies a little too much?

Room 101

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 17:22

All Aspergillus within 50m of this computer.

Camera Corner

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 17:45

Middle of the picture. See the middle-distance hill with the scattering of sheep on it? Left of centre, there's a stone wall angling down at a "half-past-five" angle, pointing towards a dark shadow in the foreground. Follow the line of the bottom edge of that shadow up and right at about "half-past-two" to the break between foreground and middle distance. Between there and the wall, there are a pale stripe and then a lot of dark blobs along that break. Those are the roof of the ice-cream van and the customers.

 Right there. See them now?

40x optical zoom.

Camera Corner

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 13:16

I did something similar with my camera, up by Malham Tarn.

 Two pictures taken from the same grassy knoll, in the same direction, a few seconds apart.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 13:11

Careful there, Cherry. Trying to deter cats from digging up your bulbs, shitting all over your garden and torturing endangered native songbirds to death may yet be illegal.

Cat Manifesto: The key points

- Compulsory microchipping of owned cats

- A national database of cats entering the UK legally so those entering illegally without a rabies vaccination can be identified without delay

- Updating the DangerousDogs Act to allow prosecution of owners whose dogs attack cats

- Inclusion of animal welfare in the National Curriculum

- Clear labelling of flowers, plants and household products that are toxic to cats

- Outright ban on snares

- Stricter regulation on the ownership of air guns and crossbows

So ... "animal welfare" campaigners want to ban me from killing rats with a clean headshot each? Coming next, a ban on bird feeder poles more than 4' high ...

Discussions started by Charlie November

An octopus's garden in the shade

No octopodes, but lots of shade 
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Last Post: 20/03/2015 at 22:49

Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Huge thing with tiny white flowers and heart-shaped leaves 
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Last Post: 24/06/2014 at 16:52

Rose cuttings: timing

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Last Post: 22/03/2015 at 14:30

When is honey fungus not honey fungus?

At least I didn't spend anything. 
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Last Post: 26/10/2013 at 16:46

Apple tree with white leaves

It seems to be healthy enough, if slow-growing 
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Last Post: 10/09/2013 at 18:34


Not a lily. Not an apple tree. 
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Last Post: 10/09/2013 at 22:29


Planning? Measuring? Me? 
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Last Post: 22/03/2015 at 19:14

Leaving tulips in the ground

Can they be left in if the drainage is good? 
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Last Post: 13/05/2013 at 08:09
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