Tag Archives: City of Leicester

Testing Times….

I spent most of yesterday testing new focusing setting on my camera to see if I could improve things. I learnt a lot.

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Goose Porn…

It’s almost 3 months since I visited Abbey Park – can’t think what stopped me taking the short trip. As of today some of the restrictions have been lifted and so I thought that it would be alright for the … Continue reading

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Nowhere to Go….

Yesterday I was allowed out of my local area – I had to take the car into town to be serviced and MOT’d. Now I am aware that my sticking to the lockdown rules are certainly more strict than many … Continue reading

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Slipping on Goose Sh*t…..

If you’ve ever spent anytime with Canada Geese (or any geese for that matter) the one thing they are very good at is converting grass into goose and and goose shit. Combine the later with a heavy down poor and … Continue reading

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Park Life…

The older I get the more I seem to enjoy just sitting around watching the world go by and there is no better place to do that in than a city park. Of course the world I was watching was … Continue reading

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Silent Running….

Another day another test of my new Sony A7 R3 camera body so I decided to take the electronic shutter for a test whilst hanging around the Clock Tower in Leicester this morning. The overall result was that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Leicester Lockdown….

So we are approaching decision day – will the Leicester Lockdown Continue?  If it does will the outer suburbs of Leicester which, whilst not within the boundaries of the city, are still part the lockdown be included or should they … Continue reading

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How to Kill the Buzz…

So two weeks in and what little reserve of fun I had has totally evaporated.   Every day around 4pm I hit the UK Covid dashboard for the latest figures on just how the infection in Leicester is doing and I … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for…

Was it just one week ago?  Was it really? Well yes it was and boy have things changed since I moaned about the tiny heatwave we were enduring at the time (by we I mean me!).  Since that day it … Continue reading

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Lines on the ground…

So here we go again…we are back into lockdown – sort of I think – but as I sit here writing this the nearby major road seems to be just as busy as it was yesterday when weren’t back in … Continue reading

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