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Photo stacking at the Women’s T20 Super League

A combination of a sleeping baby, a sunny day, a long lens and a pitchside seat gave me a great opportunity to brush up on my photo editing skills.

Freya Davies bowls for Western Storm (click for full size)

Camera – Sony a68
Lens – Minolta 500mm reflex
Frame rate – 5fps
Shutter Speed – 1/1600
Aperture – F/8
ISO – 1600
Images edited using The GIMP following this tutorial

Sizewell beach

I’m not sure whether two or three data points constitute a statistically significant pattern, but just recently there has been a remarkable correlation between us spending the weekend away from Manchester and experiencing beautiful weather.


Not seen - huge nuclear power station

Two weeks ago we were at the Olympics wandering around in the sun, a month ago I was being sunburned in Norfolk on my stag, and now I’m sitting on the beach at Sizewell, having gone paddling to mitigate the 30° heat!

Sparkes et al, 2012, Nature, “Pre-determination of meteorological events based on the travel plans of a 26 year old homo sapiens”