Ten things you could be doing rather than using Facebook

(Originally posted as a note on my Facebook account, reposted here…) Too many people are far too addicted to Facebook, and seem to be at a complete loss for something to do when the site isn’t working properly. Here, therefore, are ten suggestions for things to do when Facebook is down or not working properly […]


A short walk in the snow, 6th January 2010

Some more photographs on Facebook, this time taken when I went for a wander in the snow on 6th January 2010. Some of these are in the Blaise Estate (Bristol) and some in a nearby wood which I don’t know the name of – if it even has one!


A short walk on Christmas Day

As anyone who knows me is aware, I’m not a particularly big fan of Christmas – which really means I can’t stand it – for a number of reasons, which chiefly involve me hating it as a religious festival because I’m an atheist, and hating the commercial aspects (specifically the buying and giving of gifts) because… well, let’s just say I think Charles Dickens probably had access to a time machine, and actually based the character Ebenezer Scrooge on me. This year, I decided the best way to avoid Christmas Day itself was to pop over to The Brecon Beacons for a nice little walk.