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.


One of the few things in flower in my garden at present.

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New mouse mat

While I was ordering the Christmas cards and calendars I also ordered a new mouse mat. I MUCH prefer an old fashioned mouse (though it does use Bluetooth) to other graphical input devices.

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The squirrels started chewing away at the new feeder I put out for them only a few months ago, and now they have destroyed it. I’ll have to get a metal one to replace it, and work out where and … Continue reading

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Spectacular cake!

A friend offered me this as a subject for my daily photo. Hew tells me that it is not an original design, b ut it still looks fantastic, and beautifully executed. A it’s on a rotating  base, I took 180 … Continue reading

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Ornithogalum dubium

The original one does not look as though it will perform this year, but the new bulbs I took from it two years ago appear to be thriving. I also seem to have lost one of my cyclamen over the … Continue reading

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Emergency duck

I couldn’t find anything else to photograph today.

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A damp morning, but it did serve to bring out some colours.

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