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.

Lewisia

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CAD

I’m still looking into CAD and 3D printing, neither of which I have done before in the current century (though I did develop and use some in the last century!). My first VERY simple design was printed for me by … Continue reading

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Wildlife

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Hydrangea

It’s now starting to flower.

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Hosta on a wet day

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Gazania

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New Cactus

I bought some new cacti recently, and two arrived with flower buds on them. This is the more advanced one – expect a photo of the second one soon! The question of how to display them is also proving an … Continue reading

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Lily

As a change from photos from the lily pond in the park, here is a picture of a lily in the back garden.

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Capture One update

Yesterday a new update of Capture One was released, so today’s priority was to see if the changes to tethering made the Fujifilm cameras perform better. I’m happy to report that this is a considerable improvement on the previously available … Continue reading

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Henry The Green Brompton

A visit to the lily pond to feed the ducklings – electrically powered of course, but a Nano conversion from before Brompton produced their own electric model.

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