Well, I just had to say something about the SMiLE box set! First, it pretty much goes without saying that it’s fantastic, utterly beguiling and presented in as good a sound quality as we could ever possibly expect… and now I’ve now spent a few magnificent hours listening, it’s just amazing how ‘otherworldly’ it still sounds.Continue reading
Big changes are a-foot for aTantalus and GAS Designs! In an effort to modernize and bring together several different sites for ‘the day job’, I’m making aTantalus.com the starting point for all the different design services that I’ve provided over the years…
…and we’ve set up GAS Designs as the actual design studio.Continue reading
…to some thinking about design, technology, trees… and tea.
The day job for aTantalus involves everything from designing a quick logo to putting together finely wrought websites or sales brochures. Visit GAS Designs.co.uk to see the main studio site…Continue reading
We’ve just completed another tremendously wet July – 125mm of rain and at least 50mm more rain than any other month in the year. This would all be easier to take if we were STILL not in the grip of a wonderful United Utilities hosepipe ban…Continue reading
It was very nice to see four whole planets at once last night… Saturn, Mars, Venus and an elusive twinkling Mercury – startastic! Ashamed to say that I resorted to another iPhone app called ‘Planets’ that used the compass to make sure I was saying what I was seeing correctly!Continue reading
…and so I’ve finally sucumbed to the 32gb tech temptation from 1 Infinite Loop (plus a reasonable Vodafone upgrade offer) 3 months of baby steps with the iPod touch meant that using the iPhone was pretty much second nature – … Continue reading
A nice fine and cold February and early March here – lots of sunny weather with (possibly!) a record of 11 consecutive freezing nights in March! Some stored data for Feb is here… March up to 27th, here. In other … Continue reading
Just added a static weather page and now hope to post about Urswick Weather on blog (so blog has an actual use… sort of). As ever, Urswick weather is here… And, as has been blindingly obvious to anyone … Continue reading
I’ve finally got round to updating the atantalus site, and have added a new blog for me (a shiny WordPress 2.9.something one, after I lost the details of the old MoveableType one) and one for Gemma (which is absolutely nothing … Continue reading
Back in September, we embarked on a classic lakeland stroll, planning to travel from Langdale to Wasdale via the high bits. Setting off on a lovely September morning our only problem seemed to be getting to Langdale, which was, as … Continue reading
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