Administration Life

Setting up the laptop for photos.

One of the frugal things I do is avoid, as much as possible, commercial solutions. This includes working on photos: I have a second blog for that and I have for years used open source tools. I’m  reading and absorbing Dmitri Popov’s work,  which includes using simple tools to get things done. As part of […]


18 January 2020 (Christopher Tolkien: et lux perpetua libera nos)

The problem of legacy and inheritance is very human. We lost one of the faithful sons this week: the last of the Tolkiens has died, and with it the approved publications of the history of middle earth. J.R.R. Tolkien needed an editor, and his scholarly son performed that duty throughout his long life. Christopher Tolkien, […]