You are the creator of your destiny

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.


Latest Posts

Why your Diet does not keep what it Promises
By on Friday 23rd February 2018

We have all tried some fad diet plan at some point in our lives, putting our bodies through a crash calorie diet to lose weight for a wedding, holiday or important date. The truth is that the weight will start creeping back just as fast as the weight loss is unsustainable in the long run.

Updated on Friday 23rd February 2018

On a cold winters morning in December 2009, I set off with my brother in law to photograph the centre of Bristol and surrounding area.

Malvern Hills
Updated on Thursday 28th December 2017

The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire. The hills dominate the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. The highest summit of the hills affords a panorama of the Severn valley with the hills of Herefordshire and the Welsh mountains, parts of thirteen counties, the Bristol Channel, and the cathedrals of Worcester, Gloucester and Hereford.

Why I May Quit Blogging in 2018
By on Monday 11th December 2017

Believe it or not but 2018 will be my 17th year writing on the internet. In that time I've seen blogs come and go, technology change, new platforms, old platforms, the dot-com boom and bust. I've weathered it all, but is it now time for my dot-com bubble to burst?

Become a Dungeon Master in Kobolds & Catacombs
What is a Calorie?
Movember 2017
By on Wednesday 1st November 2017

Every year, for one month, perfectly normal men across the globe, begin obsessively competing to grow the wildest, bushiest facial hair they can muster in 28 days to raise money for charity.

Updated on Wednesday 27th September 2017

The world’s most northerly capital combines colourful buildings, quirky, creative people, eye-popping design, wild nightlife and a capricious soul. It is the centre of culture and life of the Icelandic people as well as being one of the focal points of tourism in Iceland. The city itself is spread out, with sprawling suburbs. The city centre, however, is a very small area characterized by eclectic and colourful houses, with good shopping, dining, and drinking.

Iceland 2017
By on Friday 22nd September 2017

The very name conjures up an image of a land of imposing ice formations, shining glaciers and arctic temperatures. Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs, sweeping golden beaches and crunchy lava flows make up this amazing land of fire and ice.

Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Updated on Sunday 17th September 2017

Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west part of Iceland is a truly magical place with so many interesting, beautiful sights. The peninsula is situated to the west of Borgarfjörður, in western Iceland.

Updated on Sunday 17th September 2017

Thorsmork is one of those places that looks to good to be true. Bright green mountains, volcanic glaciers, raw rugged nature, and braided glacier rivers -this place is literally out of a dream! And when you see it in person, you realize it completely holds up to its reputation.

Updated on Sunday 17th September 2017

The Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends from the great Mýrdalsjökull glacier, down to the sandy plains of the Icelandic south coast. The spectacular surroundings are marked by rugged and majestic rock formations thoroughly shaped by the glacier.