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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.

 

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.
It always seems impossible until it's done.Nelson Mandela
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.
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.