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Welcome!

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.

 

What is a Calorie?
29th November 2017Health & Fitness
We all know that consuming too many calories can lead to weight gain, but what exactly is a calorie?
Movember 2017
1st November 2017Health & Fitness
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.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.Unknown
Iceland 2017
22nd September 2017Travel
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.
Thirty Six
21st August 2017Myself
As another year passes by, it's time to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to what the next 12 months may have in store.
10 Things I Learned From Running My First 10K
21st June 2017Health & Fitness
On the 18th June 2017, I completed my first formally timed 10k run for the Glasgow Mens 10K, and I was raising money for Cancer Research UK as well. After months of training from the couch to 10k, diet, running plans, running gear, injury and recovery, here's what I learned from the experience.
Running style, heel strike & shin splints!
14th May 2017Health & Fitness
I've been suffering from shin splits ever since I started running a year ago. It seems to be a persistent problem where after 2 weeks of running twice per week, about 3-4k distance each run, I then have to take a few weeks off to recover from shin splints.
Simple Honey Flapjacks Recipie
13th May 2017Cooking
These delicious flapjacks are sweetened with natural honey instead of processed sugars, making them a healthier snack. The added fruits and nuts add a bonus amount of protein as well.
Easy Pizza Dough Recipe
10th May 2017Cooking
This easy two ingredient pizza dough recipe is simple and delicious. It's perfect for when you don't have time to wait for dough to prove, or you just fancy cooking up a home made pizza.