The time is always right to do what is right

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.


Starting a New Job in Edinburgh!
27th June 2014Myself
After months of job hunting, going to interviews and being turned down, I've finally been offered a position as a software engineer for a website design agency in Edinburgh!
My First Harley-Davidson
6th March 2014Cars & Bikes
On Saturday 1st March I picked up my brand new Harley-Davidson Softail Slim (FLS) from West Coast Harley-Davidson in Glasgow.
Good things come to those who wait. Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.
Moving to Scotland!
15th February 2014Myself
With my last work contract coming to a close soon, I've decided to take a chance and go for a new opportunity in Scotland which allows me to finally move out of the family home.
Goodyear Wrangler Tires and Bumperettes on my Defender
25th January 2014Cars & Bikes
With rough winter weather on the horizon, I thought it would be a good idea to invest in a decent set of tires to go on my Defender, just in case the forecast is actually accurate for once.
Rockin' on my New Electric Guitar
18th January 2014Music
Just before Christmas, I decided to start learning to play my guitar again, having given up when I couldn't play Jimmy Hendrix Purple Haze after two weeks. I've now started from the absolute basics - Guitar for Dummies and Rocksmith 2014.
Defender TD5 Starter Motor Removal
9th November 2013Cars & Bikes
How to remove the Defender TD5 starter motor either to replace the unit or to refurbish the solenoid. Reports into the difficulty of removing the starter motor are greatly exaggerated.
X-Ray's from RTA back in 2006
3rd September 2013Health & Fitness
I've been pestering the NHS for access to my medical records for the past few months, and finally, I have some of the X-Rays taken back when I was involved in a large traffic accident.
Fitting Terrafirma Wheel Spacers
28th August 2013Cars & Bikes
Fitting Terrafirma Wheel Spacers to my Defender to give it an additional 60mm track, which should improve handling, cornering and stability as well as increasing steering lock.