Author: fraser

Recycled Content – 19/03/2017

Recycled Content – 19/03/2017

I’m going to try something and see if it sticks. I read a lot of interesting articles each week on a range of subjects, so I’m going to start a weekly links roundup. Mainly...

There and (almost) back again

Made it to and, almost, back from Loch Lomond using nothing but the power of my two legs, which I’m pretty chuffed about. There’s been so much going on lately with work and family,...

The Rise of the Bots

Also published on Medium Earlier this year there was a flurry of of talk in the non-tech press, on the back of Facebook launching their bot platform. Most had an air of uncertainty over...

What have the EU ever done for us?

  I feel as though I’ve been having this conversation a lot lately…   They’ve bled us dry, and what have they ever given us in return? Paid maternity leave What? Paid maternity leave...

The Leaning Tower of Balornock

So the news that the Red Road flats were coming down two weeks back passed us by and we missed the fireworks. To make amends, we visited the newest tourist attraction in Glasgow, The...

Holiday Animations

I’ve been messing around with a few of my holiday pics to make some silly little animations that owe more than a passing debt to Python era Terry Gilliam. Hope you like them. Warning:...

Netherlands 2015

Music: Dreams by Beck

Lochleven Castle

We visited Lochleven Castle  a few days ago. Here’s a little comp I made of the videos we shot.   Music: “The Lucky One” by Au Revoir Simone

Kelpies bike trip

Got a bit carried away with the bike yesterday. Started cycling with no destination in mind, and before I knew it I was at the Kelpies! Nice wee 50 mile round trip, which I...

Back on the bike

Good to get back out on my bike again now that winter is retreating a bit. Notched up 66km over the weekend which isn’t bad after 4 months off. I stopped to take a...

Louden Castle

  A few weeks ago, we paid a quick visit to the remnants of the abandoned Louden Castle amusement park to get some photos, before the remaining rides get pulled down shortly and the...

Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

So, thanks to my lovely nephew, Calum, for the nomination. Here’s my ice bucket challenge. Instead of nominating anyone else, I’m asking everyone to sponsor me for the Great Scottish Run on October 5th...