Stephen Chapman

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

  Inspired by the Daily Post   Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.  

December 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Edinburgh sunrise

I’ve been in Edinburgh for a couple of days for work and last night was our Christmas meal. It was fine and nothing of interest or shock to report! Here’s … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Poor Fernando

The move to Italy to find his form doesn’t seem to be working, but I’d happily take the £100,000+ per week for doing a mediocre job (well I’m half way there). … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just so you know…

As with previous years, rather than wasting paper and resources sending Christmas cards, I’m using the money in a far more useful way. I’m making a contribution to charity and … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Just twink’…   Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.  

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #68 Michael Jackson – Off the Wall

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s all about perception

Don’t let facts get in the way… The main parties are doing a horrendous job of pointing out the gaping flaws in UKIP “policies” and instead of stating the facts … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Seen out on today’s walk

Simple weather forecasting…

November 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

“This week, explore the ways lines and shapes can converge in interesting ways through photography…” Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · 9 Comments

Stray dog taken to Sweden after epic trek around Ecuador – BBC

They say the way to a mans heart is through his stomach. It seems that applies to dogs too. As four Swedish athletes sat down to eat some canned meatballs ahead … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Some (minor) things I achieved this week

• I managed to break the 23 minute barrier for the first time at this weekend’s Parkrun. I really didn’t think that I would ever manage it, with recent weeks … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

The Tetrahedron in Bottrop, Germany A odd angle in St Pancras station, London Art in Margate, at the Turner Contemporary gallery The beach in Wimereux, France The local artificial football … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 10 Comments

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #69 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some (minor) things I achieved this week

• I ran 10 miles for the first time earlier this week. I’m thinking about having a go at a half-marathon next year! • I finally learned to tie a … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

Getting tickets to see Kate Bush.. Finding somewhere to watch a World Cup game… Olympic competitors… Reaching another birthday… Cycling around Amsterdam and not breaking any bones…   Inspired by … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

No time to waste

Inspired by today’s Daily Post, this is something that I truly believe in: “Life is too short to… eat bacon sandwiches with cheap and insufficient quantities of bacon”   So in … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.

November 7, 2014 · 12 Comments

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #70 Billy Joel – The Stranger

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Best movie lines

According to the readers of the Radio Times, these are the best lines in films. Of course, we wont all agree on these, but it’s a good starting point for … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

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