... to install properly the sound bar I bought back in September.
It was a beautiful summer's day and we had a trip to Bordeaux to collect the sound bar which I had seen advertised online. Being second hand it didn't come with its original mounting brackets, unfortunately. Thus it had to wait for a suitable slot of time for me to come up with an appropriate way to fix it to the wall.
In the end, a little improvisation was called for, but it didn't take too long.
The sound quality is a big improvement on the basic TV speakers.
I was rather surprised by the coloured patterns created by the flash when I took the photo !
... passed overhead this morning, en route for their summer breeding grounds. This is a full two weeks later than last year. They will continue to be heard and seen over the next month or so ... it seems their migration route passes directly over us and we are now used to their twice-yearly commutes marking the changing of the seasons.
The current very cold snap has clearly delayed their migration this spring, not to mention the garden which remains very much in winter mode with very few signs of movement at all. That's just as well, since it was -4° over night, and tonight is expected to be even colder ! At least this cold dry spell has brought some sunshine which had been conspicuous by its absence during much of January.
The print shop has been ticking over quietly, as you would expect at this time of the year, and keeping me busy in the absence of my partner who returned to China to spend the New Year with his family ... bit it's two more weeks to wait before he returns !
join the cartridge to the ink system had been pushed back inside the box. Attempts to reconnect it only worked briefly, so in the end, the solution was to cut open the box and physically plug in the cartridge manually. Normal service was then resumed !
Have you sampled any of the live recordings of choral music featured on the Moments Musicaux page of the website?
Or there's a Christmas Carol selection available here.
Michel - just an ordinary guy, I guess. A musician by trade and into 'techy' things as 'relaxation'. Originally from the UK, but resident in France for 13 years.