Author Archives: Mike Hessey

About Mike Hessey

I'm a BOF (Boring Old Fellow) and MOS (Miserable Old Soul) whose main interests are photography, cycling, walking and computers. Regrettably recent problems with my legs, back and heart have reduced the cycling and walking.

Flowering

I photographed this succulent soon after it arrived, but since then it has thrown out this shoot, which I suppose must be a flower. Not very attractive, but it is certainly trying.

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Winter quarters

A few plants have been moved into the front porch for the next few months – the porch isn’t enclosed, but it does provide some protection, and some plants have survived there in previous years.

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Hellebore

This first hellebore actually originally appeared about 6 weeks ago, but was not very visible as it was in amongst other things. Now there surrounding plants have been cut back I have managed to photograph it, though it is not … Continue reading

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Light lunch

Just a light meal, but I did indulge myself with a mince pie!

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Fallen leaves

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Lunch for the next 2 days

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Changing a light bulb

There used to be a joke about ‘how many people does it take to change a light bulb?’ Well I used to think it would take about 1 minute maximum. But that was before smart lighting was introduced. Now the … Continue reading

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Cactus & succulents

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Delicious cake

Given to me by a friend.

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Spoilt for choice

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