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Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm an experienced Software Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland, with a love for Photograpy, Space, UX and internet security.

My goal here is to share my experiences, knowledge, photography, and help people through writing articles and tutorials. I like to write about computers and technology, photography and astronomy, travel and cooking.

 

Never Fails Scottish Tablet Recipe
2nd May 2016Cooking
This Scottish Tablet recipe never fails to produce mouth-watering results, ideal for those with a sweet tooth. This traditional and delicious treat is ideal for a quick sweet snack with coffee or a quick energy boost when you need it.
After Thirty Four Years, I Learn to Run
23rd April 2016Health & Fitness
After 34 years on this planet, I finally get why people run. I mean, I always understood why people were running in the park or down the street but it was always accompanied with mockery. "That seems like a painful way to spend time."
Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.Chinese Proverb
Final Knee Surgury
1st March 2016Health & Fitness
Finally, after a year of being referred between various physios and consultants, I have had my final knee operation which has at long last fixed my damaged knee.
Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea
7th October 2015Health & Fitness
For the past, I don't know how many years I've had problems sleeping. Sometimes difficulty in getting to sleep, other times difficulty staying asleep. Even when I wake up thinking I've had a "good night" I am more tired, more drained and feel worse than when I went to bed.
Dyrham Park Roof Reconstruction
28th September 2015Art & PhotographyTravel
The National Trust are currently undergoing a major conservation project to replace the leaking roof on the 17th-century mansion house at Dyrham Park.
Lord Dowding Commemorative Service
7th September 2015Art & Photography
On the 6th of September 2015, Moffat celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and a commemorative service for Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding, born in Moffat in 1882.
Glasgow Photography Day
9th May 2015Art & Photography
I was out in Glasgow for a meeting and had the rest of the day free so I brought my camera with me and went exploring Glasgow City Centre.
Photos from Leith on my Last Day in Edinburgh
20th March 2015Art & Photography
Photos from Leith, Edinburgh, as today is my last day working in Edinburgh. I now have a few days off and start a new job in Glasgow next week.