When I added 'Customize a motorbike' to my #40at40 list I was not thinking of any motorbike. I was of course thinking of my own. As I touched upon in a previous blog post, some people change their motorbike every year. If a bike is well looked after, the trade-in price or money from a private sale can go a long way to securing the latest model. There are I'm sure a heap of reasons for people … [Read more...] about 004 – Customize a Motorbike
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I was invited to Vienna by 'ORF' Austria's national public service channel. I was to be a guest on a TV show discussing the current challenges facing public service broadcasting. My Austrian friend Dan picked me up from Gratz and we drove into Vienna a day earlier. Dan had read my 40at40 list and figured he could at least help knock one item off the list. He had wanted to take me on Europe's … [Read more...] about 003 – Have a Yodeling Lesson
If my Granddad were still alive this year, we'd be celebrating his hundredth birthday. We often made fun that his birth was the second major disaster of 1912. When he died he took a thousand stories with him. And just as many songs. He was a guarded man. The few stories we shared only offered a glimpse of the life he'd lived. Born in a field in the Ukraine. Before the First World War. Before … [Read more...] about If You Can Fix Soles, You Can Save Lives.
It's all well and good having a 36 megapixel camera but unless you have the processing power and bandwidth with which to edit and upload, you're going to spend more time fiddling with your photos on a screen than actually taking them. The above image what shot in an allotment with the Nikon D800 set to shoot and record Raw to Compact Flash and jpegs to the SD. I used the camera connection kit … [Read more...] about Mobile editing images from the Nikon D800.