Saturday, 31 December 2011

Day 362 - Fallingwater Detail

Day 362 - Fallingwater Detail by magirob
Day 362 - Fallingwater Detail, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

28/12/11 - Here is another shot of my Fallingwater model, Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935. to quote the great architect - "Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun".

Day 361 - Fallingwater

Day 361 - Fallingwater by magirob
Day 361 - Fallingwater, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

27/12/11 - For Christmas I receiver this Lego model set of Frank Lloyd Wrights Fallingwater, I think this is my dream house (the real one, not the Lego one). I have loved Frank Lloyd Wrights work since i was about 18 and I think this is one of his greatest accomplishments.

Day 360 - Mr Benn the Explorer

26/12/11 - Here is the second Mr Benn model I received for Christmas, he comes with a handy little picture of some elephants, just in case he forgets what they look like while out on Safari.

Friday, 30 December 2011

Day 359 - Mr Benn the Diver

Day 359 - Mr Benn the Diver by magirob
Day 359 - Mr Benn the Diver, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

25/12/11 - For Christmas I received 2 Mr Benn figures from the Kids TV show of the same name, this brings my collection up to 15 models.

Day 358 - Marzipan Fruits

Day 358 - Marzipan Fruits by magirob
Day 358 - Marzipan Fruits, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

24/12/11 - I love Marzipan and I always look forward to getting some at Christmas, to help out with my 5 a day they come in handy fruit shapes :D

Day 357 - Presents Galore

Day 357 - Presents Galore by magirob
Day 357 - Presents Galore, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

23/12/11 - Here is the pile of presents that we got for each other for Chrstmas, plus a few from friends too, how exciting :D

Day 356 - Pillar Number 9

Day 356 - Pillar Number 9 by magirob
Day 356 - Pillar Number 9, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

22/12/11 - Gunwharf car park is the busiest car park in Portsmouth and here it is as I have never seen it before, and this was at lunch time when it should be difficult to find a space, this was of course taken on Christmas Day as we went out for our lunch.

Thursday, 29 December 2011

Day 355 - Clint, Rachel and Carson

21/12/11 - Another photo of the Barron Family, little Carson was just 10 days old in this photo.

Day 354 - Carson

Day 354 - Carson by magirob
Day 354 - Carson, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

20/12/11 - Here is the little bundle of joy known as Carson, he is such a cute little thing and is so quiet.

Day 353 - The Barron family

Day 353 - The Barron family by magirob
Day 353 - The Barron family, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

19/12/11 - Here is the Rachel and Clint at home with their new son Carson. — with Rachel Barron and Clint Barron.

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Day 352 - Chestnuts

Day 352 - Chestnuts by magirob
Day 352 - Chestnuts, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

18/12/11 - I LOVE hot roasted chestnuts, I think chestnuts must be one of the best things about Christmas, in fact, I think Chestnuts are the 14th Bestest thing in the World.

Day 351 - Phone Boxes

Day 351 - Phone Boxes by magirob
Day 351 - Phone Boxes, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

17/12/11 - Here are some phone boxes in Covent Garden in London. It rained for most of the day while I was there so there were no buskers around.

Day 350 - Cyber Candy

Day 350 - Cyber Candy by magirob
Day 350 - Cyber Candy, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

16/12/11 - Cyber Candy is a confectionery shop in London and it is full of all those sweets you see in other countries and want to buy here in the UK, there are enough E numbers to make you explode :D

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Day 349 - Selfridges

Day 349 - Selfridges by magirob
Day 349 - Selfridges, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

15/12/11 - I saw these lights in Selfridges in Oxford street and thought they were cool, they spun really fast and were pretty awesome to watch.

Day 348 - Cathedral Roof

Day 348 - Cathedral Roof by magirob
Day 348 - Cathedral Roof, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

14/12/11 - Here is the roof of Westminster Cathedral taken with my tilt shift camera, I do like those domes, they look pretty awesome.

Day 347 - Westminster Tilt

Day 347 - Westminster Tilt by magirob
Day 347 - Westminster Tilt, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

13/12/11 - Here are another few attempts with the tilt shift camera, this time from the top of Westminster Cathedral Bell Tower.

Day 346 - Christmas Coaster

Day 346 - Christmas Coaster by magirob
Day 346 - Christmas Coaster, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

12/11/11 - What says christmas more than a bright green and purple rollercoaster with the word Christmas plastered onto the signage I ask you?

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Day 345 - Fairground Ghosts

Day 345 - Fairground Ghosts by magirob
Day 345 - Fairground Ghosts, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

11/12/11 - Here is the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, its a magical collection of fun and Christmas happenings. I highly recommend it.

Day 344 - Westminster Cathedral

10/12/11 - Here is the view from the top of Westminster Cathedral bell tower, its just down the road from the world famous Westminster Abbey and its a hidden gem with a very tall bell tower to climb (I say climb, its actually an elevator).

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Day 343 - Books Galore

Day 343 - Books Galore by magirob
Day 343 - Books Galore, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

9/12/11 - Here is one of my book shelves, I love books and have hundreds, I am sure I am single handedly responsible for the depletion of the rain forest with the amount of books I have.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Day 342 - Leaf It Out

Day 342 - Leaf It Out by magirob
Day 342 - Leaf It Out, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

8/12/11 - I thought I would have a play about with this leaf and lighting it from behind to see what results I could get, I wanted to highlight the leaf veins and lots of the details.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Day 341 - Mr Benn and the Magic Carpet

7/12/11 - Here is Mr Benn flying on his magic carpet, He arrived in the post this morning to add to my collection of Mr Benn models. Look he really flies.

Day 340 - Wish Upon A Star

Day 340 - Wish Upon A Star by magirob
Day 340 - Wish Upon A Star, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

6/12/11 - December the 6th is Saint Nicholas day, originally it was on this day that Saint Nicholas would leave presents in children's shoes.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Day 339 - Gene Splicing

Day 339 - Gene Splicing by magirob
Day 339 - Gene Splicing, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

5/12/11 - I decided to have a go at gene splicing today but I couldn't find a knife small enough, so I ended up using one of my mums Kitchen knives, how did I do?

Day 338 - Jupiter Rising

Day 338 - Jupiter Rising by magirob
Day 338 - Jupiter Rising, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

4/12/11 - Here is Jupiter (the white line) above the roof of my house just as the moon starts to makes an appearance, this had an exposure time of 22 minutes.

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Day 337 - Splash of Colour

Day 337 - Splash of Colour by magirob
Day 337 - Splash of Colour, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

3/12/11 - To celebrate the first Saturday of Advent here are some strips of Plasticine which have nothing to do with Advent but they look nice, hooray! :D

Friday, 2 December 2011

Day 336 - Thor

Day 336 - Thor by magirob
Day 336 - Thor, a photo by magirob on Flickr.

2/12/11 - This is Thor, I bought him in Norway this year, and he is an old representation as to how he used to look, he is holding his hammer Mjölnir and is the creator of thunder and lightning and also of oak trees.