These are my personal photos, stories and news.

Snow and Warmth

For the first time in years, we watched snow falling while feeling warm.

Welcoming Our First Guests

We enjoyed having our first visitors to stay.

Making the Phone Vanish - Telephone Calls via an HT-503 and Raspberry Pi

A guide to setting up a landline, an HT-503, and Raspberry Pi for an incredible home telephone system.

Internet At Home Without a Phone Line

Our house move is nearly upon us and the telecom line has yet to be installed.


On Monday, two men attempted to burgle our apartment while I was home.

Frozen Once Again

The biggest city park in Lyon is called parc de la tête d’or and within the park is a sizeable lake. This winter the lake froze from edge to edge.

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas! Wishing you all the best for the holidays and new year ahead.

Photos from Fête des Lumières

Lyon’s festival of lights returns to the city.

Autumn Colours in Lyon's Park

Autumn colours have returned to Lyon’s parc de la tête d’or. Before the final leaves fell, we walked around the park soaking in the beautiful sights.

Confluence of Rivers Rhône and Saône

In Lyon you can walk to the confluence of two powerful rivers.