Friday 30 October 2020

a Really simple hedgehog feeder

We still put food out for our local hedgehogs most nights. 


Our old hedgehog feeder has put in good service, but the wooden base is now rotting away. 

So its time to come up with a replacement.

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Olympus E-M10: manual focus tips

Manually focusing a camera accurately can be tricky.


But cameras like the E-M10 have a few options which may help.

This short post mentions a couple of them.

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Finding a use for autumn leaves

We like to think we have a wildlife friendly garden.


The trees are now dropping their leaves

and we have started to 'put our garden to sleep' for the winter.

Monday 19 October 2020

Peppermint OS: making sense of the menu editor

I wanted to add a new category to the Peppermint menu.

I normally do this the hard way, by hacking files.

But its high time I that I got to grips with the menu editor.

Friday 9 October 2020

My Toughest Project

Not everything is as easy to fix as downloading a patch and re-booting the OS.

Sometimes you need a lot of specialist help.

This is certainly the case with any type of cancer.