Friday 4 November 2022

Knepp: White Stork Reintroduction

Its been a good year for white storks at the Knepp Estate.


And we have been very fortunate to be involved in a very small way as volunteers.

Friday 14 October 2022

Birdsong ID Apps: BirdNET

I was looking for a phone app that would identify bird song.


I have a de-Googled phone, so it needed to be one I could install from an APK package.

And of course, it had to be free.

Monday 4 July 2022

Geeqie Data Overlay Customisation

Geeqie is a great application for viewing photos.


Its easy to display photo data (e.g. EXIF) and even chose how & what you want to display.

So this post explains how to do it!

Tuesday 1 February 2022

Gimp: Trim photos for required Aspect Ratio

I generally trim my photos for what I consider to be the best composition.


So I end up with a photo collection of odd shaped rectangles.

But sometimes it is necessary to trim them to a pre-defined aspect ratio, maybe for publication.

Saturday 15 January 2022

Radio Caroline North: using the Manx Radio stream

Most of the time I listen to the Radio Caroline album channel.


But once a month, Radio Caroline North transmits from the Ross Revenge.

How can you receive these broadcasts if you are not within a reasonable distance of the transmitters?