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.

Head down

As nuthatches usually are. A small bird, and the low res naturecam isn’t really up to the job. Like the second image below (yet another woodpecker photo), this is rather over-processed!

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Affectionate couple

  I wish they would not raid the bird feeders! The last picture is a chaffinch on the feeder. I had two naturecams out today, one on the bird bath and the other on one of the feeders. Over 4000 … Continue reading

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Back in the 1970’s I spent quite a lot of time programming DEC PDP8 computers.I recently discovered that there is a kit available which enables the building of a 1/3 size replica of the PDP8 which uses a modern Raspberry … Continue reading

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Two of the flowers on my red Amaryllis are now in full flower.

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Spring flowers

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A carpet of crocus

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