Persimmon and pear Chutney

When persimmon are in season they are cheap and plentiful. One way of preserving them is to make a simple chutney. It can be used as a side with curry or it is good with cheese.

Continue reading “Persimmon and pear Chutney”

On Grafting Heritage Apples and Pears

Over the winter of 2014-2015 I made my first attempt at grafting some apple and pear trees. Grafting is the act of joining two plants together. The upper part of the graft (the scion) becomes the top of the tree, the lower portion (the rootstock) becomes the root system and the bottom part of the trunk. Continue reading “On Grafting Heritage Apples and Pears”

Find the maximum range for piaware

Whilst looking of the flightaware discussion forum I found a interesting post  that describes a method of finding the potential range for a flightaware setup:

The Maximum Range achievable at any location depends on the curvature of earth and the terrain around that location. Terrain plays a very important role as hills and changes in ground level will restrict maximum range. Continue reading “Find the maximum range for piaware”