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Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm a creative photographer, traveller, astronomer and software engineer with a passion for self-growth and a desire for personal challenge.

This is my website, a place for me to share my experiences, knowledge and photography. I love to help people by writing articles and tutorials about my hobbies that I'm most passionate about. I hope you enjoy reading my articles as much as I enjoy writing them.

 

Thirty Five
21st August 2016Myself
I used to write a post at the end of each year highlighting the things that I have accomplished, place I've seen and any other life events. Over the past few years, however, I've not done that so much, so I'm starting again but this time writing on my birthday. So, at Thirty-Five what have I done since Thirty Four?
Combatting Shin Splints with FootBallance Insoles
6th July 2016Health & Fitness
FootBallance Insoles are the latest thing in running technology. These are essentially 100% custom insoles which can be slipped into any shoe and provide arch support. Do they work? Read on and find out.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.Albert Einstein
No Pain, No Gain! (A lesson on when to say STOP)
19th June 2016Health & Fitness
I've been going out running now twice a week gradually building up the distance while improving my pace. I'm aiming for a consistent pace, not a fast time. If I can keep a consistent pace from start to finish and then improve that pace I'm doing good.
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."
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.