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.

Soldering

Making a minor mod to the model railway. After spending an hour or so trying to find my large roll of solder yesterday I ordered some more. Needless to say, as soon as I had done the job I found … Continue reading

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Nerine

In full flower at the moment.

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Not autumn colours!

Most of the trees in the castle woods are mostly green still, and bight sun on a dry day doesn’t show that it is now autumn.

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Fuchsia

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More Autumn colour

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Autumn colour

Changing very quickly at present – on the last visit to the park only a couple of days ago this was still mostly green.

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Film

I’ve been using some old cameras for my occasional Blipfoto film journal, and much to my surprise I’m finding I rather like this old Minolta 9000, despite the dreadful first generation autofocus. The 35-105 lens is a bit limited in … Continue reading

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