Here's a slightly random collection of photos for ya.
First off, here is some very successful baking from a few weekends ago. The bread is the standard Edmonds book recipe, but with one-and-a-half-times the yeast:
The chelsea buns are also from the Edmonds book, only the newer version. The old book says to use scone dough, which seems insane to me:
That was the first go at chelsea buns, and the delicious fantastic result spurred me on to give them another go the following week.
They were nowhere near as good; neither was the bread I made at the same time. Yeast. It is a mystery.
Here is a photo taken on my phone, on the walk to work. I don't even remember taking it, but I like the way the phone hasn't been able to cope with the hugely bright reflection:
This is me trying to capture the threateningly ominous clouds looming over a wet, twilit Hamilton. The phone (being a phone first and a camera second) had other ideas, but I still kinda like the look of it:
Lastly, here's the little-known "Lover" special edition Mercedes SLK:
Click for big and note the badge on the right-hand side of the boot.