Me and the squirrels live in the tree tops…
So what do you do after creating the world’s smallest stop motion animation? Obviously create the world’s largest stop motion animation…
How did they do that?
As Martine was sprouting some [wikipop]alfalfa[/wikipop] seeds I borrowed some to make a [wikipop]time-lapse[/wikipop] movie of their sprouting. You can watch the live updates on the Alfalfa Cam page as we capture individual images to build the time-lapse movie or just come back here:
Martine says “A watched alfalfa seed never sprouts”.
When cycling in the [wikipop]Cotswolds[/wikipop] you could not go more than a mile without hitting a hill. Here you can cycle all day without hitting a hill. Although people do seem to buy bikes with lots of gears or, even stranger, mountain bikes. So without any hill climbing challenges one has to resort to speed. Starting from the bridge over the [wikipop]M60 Motorway[/wikipop] round the [wikipop]Sale Water Park[/wikipop], across the bridge over the [wikipop]River Mersey[/wikipop] and along the riverbank to Chorlton Water Park in under 4 minutes 😉 The recent snow has left everywhere wet and muddy 🙁[video:http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/sale2chorlton.mp4|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/sale2chorlton.ogg|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/sale2chorlton.flv http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/sale2chorlton.jpg 680 550]
I turned the camera upwards while crossing the motorway bridge thinking it might make a neat kaleidoscopic movie…[video:http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bridgekaliedoclipsnd-desktop.m4v|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bridgekaliedoclipsnd-desktop.ogg|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bridgekaliedoclipsnd-desktop.flv http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/bridgekaliedoclipsnd-poster.jpg]