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.

Picnic on the Green

Only 100m away, but I didn’t manage to get there.

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My third and fourth cars

Except that the Mini was in grey with a white roof.

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Prequel

I should have posted this before the one of my first cars on 28 May – these are the cars are used for most of my learning. Mostly it was an early Cortina (a standard model NOT a Lotus,, they … Continue reading

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Prescription

After more problems, this time with the pharmacy, I now have some treatment for my foot, though only for 3 days.

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Dreadful day

I had problems with my foot earlier this month, and have been trying for 3 weeks to speak to a doctor 9no appointments bookable except for the day you call, and all are gone before the dat starts), Finally managed … Continue reading

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Cactus

I seem to have mislaid the label during photography, but I think it is a mammillaria!

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‘Lincoln Blaze’

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My first three cars

Well, as close as I can get. Photograph at the side of the bus garage – now with some suitable debris! The first car was an Imp – I really wanted red (high visibility to reduce accidents), but ended up … Continue reading

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Rose

The roses aren’t doing at all well either at present.

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Allium

My cacti have been performing well, but everything else is hopeless this year -only 1 flower on the cyclamen, and only 2 alliums are flowering at all, and both are very unspectacular.

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