Sunday, 22 March 2009

Out for the count

The market clocktower in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK

It started as a lovely day. It was sunny and warm outside, a typical spring day, and i was looking forward to a walk out. It was also my birthday. Everything was going fine until i got up to switch my desktop computer on to access my emails.

PAIN! Lots of it too. I must have twisted as i got up and something somewhere in the lower area of my back did not like it one little bit. All that heavy camera gear i carry and it's an email that puts me out of action! So i ended up spending most of yesterday on my back, barely able to move, thinking 'what a great 37th birthday this is'!

The back is feeling better today. It's sensitive, even painful at times but i can move about. I no longer walk like a cross between John Wayne and Quasimodo but I'll confine myself to easy duties for a few days - just to make sure. Certainly no running, heavy lifting or long car journeys for me this week.

As for photography news, well i edited the first video podcast ready for release next month. It looks pretty good so far. I'm just adding a few finishing touches this week. The website is also undergoing some development to add a few new pages and features. The layout idea for the portfolio has also been finalised. Lots of work to do in the next few weeks.

1 comment:

.kat. said...

Rich~
I am seriously sorry your back was
injured! Hope it's feeling much better.
I loved the visual image of John Wayne/
Quasimodo. Ha! I can't wait to see what
you have been working on! I know it's
going to be good!!

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