Daniel Baker in a transporter prop at Destination Star Trek

Birthday Week and Weekend at Destination Star Trek 2018

Last week was my Birthday, it’s always a tough week as my Nan passed away a few hours before my Birthday several years ago, the first few  years afterwards I didn’t celebrate at all, now I have sadness but try to enjoy it. At the beginning of last week was my last mindful photography course, Read more about Birthday Week and Weekend at Destination Star Trek 2018[…]

Daniel Baker on the left cosplaying as Chuck and Zachary Levi on the right as Chuck

Daniel Versus LFCC 2018

  I had been debating whether to attend LFCC 2018 or not, it’s a great event but funds are low (an entry ticket plus parking alone costs over £50), carers not always reliable and I’m not overly keen on Olympia as a venue accessibility wise.  I eventually decided I’d buy parking as I could get that Read more about Daniel Versus LFCC 2018[…]

A door in a church wall with a tree either side which look like an archway growling out of the stone itself

Finding Middle Earth

Last week I saw a picture on Twitter of St. Edwards Church in Stow-on-the-Wold, it looked like something out of a fairy-tale so I did some research and found out some people think it was the inspiration for Tolkien’s entrance to Moria!  The next day I headed for Stow-on-the-Wold and took some pictures of the church, after this it occurred to me that I lived in the middle of Tolkien country and there must be lots of places nearby that inspired Tolkien’s stories.  So finding Middle Earth has become my project over the winter, I’ll be travelling around trying to take some fantasy style pictures of Tolkienesque places, maybe I’ll spot some Hobbits on my journey, I just wish I had a grey wizard to guide me.

Rogue One IMAX

First off this post contains spoilers, I will mark when they start, don’t read beyond that point it if you haven’t seen Rogue One yet! I hadn’t been to the cinema since Captain America Civil War last year, there are various reasons, not having the right carer at the right time, anxiety of being closed Read more about Rogue One IMAX[…]

Daniel Baker and his Aunt in front of the house his Nan lived at as a child

2016 – Thoughts and achievements

So the year didn’t start well, a lack of care staff, being treated badly by people I thought were friends or at least cared about me, loss and things generally going badly in 2015. I made a decision to take control of things, sort out my health as best as possible