So here in the United Kingdom we are entering the fourth week of shutdown. We are doing fine stuck at home, I am doing lots of IT work for the local government and assisting them with their lone working.
With spending eight hours a day stuck in my home office I took the opportunity to upgrade the my sound system and bought a better preamp and DAC for the office.
I am getting out each day for a walk with Ted the Greyhound. Photo options are a little limited but with spring now in full swing I have been taking a few snaps around the garden.
Photography is very much on the back burner for now, so I may have to think up a few indoor projects that I can do on my own.
During the eighties I kept a diary. In the nineties I used a Palm Pilot and Outlook / Exchange to keep myself organised.
For the last three years I have gone back to paper, or at least a mix of paper and computer.
I work in IT for a large outsourcing organisation and support a number of companies. Due to data and privacy rules my work diary is encrypted and accessible on my laptop and work phone. My personal information and my part time job as a photographer is now a mix of electronically held information for data that needs to be shared and my paper journal.
My paper journal is also a mix of things, its a bullet journal for everything and a personal diary. Over the last year I have been looking at the William Hannah products.
Its a simple leather bound A5 ring journal but incredibly well made and I have been lucky enough to be bought one for Christmas.
I spend yesterday setting it up as my new 2020 bullet journal and am looking forward to using it to plan my future 2020 shoots.
As you will have seen there has been a lack of posts over the last few months. The reasons are several; one I wanted a bit of a break from blogging. I was intending to write something at least once a week, but once you get out of the habit, weeks can go by and you realise you have not posted anything.
Secondly Timmy the Greyhound who died in March was ill for about a year. This made a big impact on my free time.
Lastly I am really getting behind with my Adobe Lightroom edits. My laptop no longer supports Lightroom.
The next few months are going to be quiet, but i’ll try to keep up with the picture of them month as post something at least once or twice a month.