Daily Archives: March 4, 2016

U.K. Daily Mail Blows Attempt Not To Use ‘Blow’ When Talking About What Trump Implied About Romney.

by Anura Guruge

Click here to access the U.K. “Daily Mail” original
from March 4, 2016.

Click image to ENLARGE and enjoy here.


Just struck me as funny.

Poor Mitt Romney. I am NOT sure Mormons are allowed to perform that act? Do YOU know?

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by Anura Guruge

IF Your Eversource (PSNH) Bill In May Is $40 – $200 Higher … Do NOT Panic!

by Anura Guruge

IF they have your e-mail they should have sent you an e-mail a few weeks ago. Eversource (‘Eversore‘ as I call them) are transitioning towards ‘Automated Meter Reading‘. This has screwed up when the February reading was done.

So rather than your bill being for the usual ‘month’, i.e., 28 – 34 days, the March bill could be for a 40+ day period. Mine was for 41 days. So that explains the ONE-TIME spike (hopefully).

So check your bill. Check the date range and it will say so.


Click to ENLARGE and read. My bill. 41 days.

From my March 3, 2016 “6 Images Post”. What a NEW ‘Meter Read Remotely’ meter looks like. This was for a closed for the winter lake cabin.


Click to ENLARGE and read here. From the ‘Eversore’ Website: eversource.com

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Panasonic Lumix LX100: Fotasy Auto Lens Cap & Other Must Have Accessories.

by Anura Guruge

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Taken with my Panasonic Lumix FZ1000.


Click to access Amazon product page for this quite amazing Auto Lens Cap.

I had read about this Auto Lens Cap for the Panasonic Lumix LX100. It appealed to because I do not like to tether lens caps to the camera. I find that distracting. As such I am always looking for my lens cap with cameras. I tried an auto lens cap with my starr-crossed Sony A77  but that did NOT work because there was vignetting at full zoom. NO such problems with the Fotsay. It works brilliantly. As you can see from my pictures the lens opening is well ahead of the lens cover ‘petals’. Yes, it came with a matching silver UV filter. I did NOT use that (though I might reconsider that). I have been using B+W UV lenses and bought one of those. Couldn’t find a 43mm in silver. Hence the contrasting black.

One thing that I have noticed. The lens cap has made 3 drag marks on the B+W lens — highlighted by the black. No biggie. No damage is being done to the real optics.

Notice I do not use the neck strap. I am into wrist straps. On this (heavy) compact I use 2: Prost Leather Hand Grip Strap & a really cool (and it is ‘cool’ to the touch) and comfy leather DSLRKIT Split Leather Wrist/Hand Strap Grip. I slip the Split Leather strap over my wrist and then put my hand in the Prost Grip. Also notice the black connector on the other side. That clips onto a shoulder strap I might sometimes wear. Funnily enough I sometimes grip that connector, for added support. Works well.

As is my practice I also got 2 Wasabi batteries and a charger for this camera. That way I can always have a charger in my camera bag and one, permanently plugged in, at my rather busy and crowded ‘charging station’ (for multiple cameras, multiple Android pads and cell phones). I have had decent luck with Wasabi batteries. I have 4 all together across the two Panasonics.

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by Anura Guruge

Australian Cardinal George Pell’s Chances Of Being Next Pope, Always Slim, Just Went Out Of The Window.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access original from “The Daily Beast”. Google for much more.

Cardinal Pell’s papabile prospects were always tenuous. Though some considered him the leader of the true conservatives that opposed Pope Francis’ liberal leanings, he was, nonetheless, ironically to say the least, one of the pope’s trusted henchman! Pope Francis, no doubt, working on Abraham Lincoln’s and Pope John XXIII’s adage about: “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer”.

Irrespective, Pell, increasingly outspoken in his old age (and he is 74), was always a dubious papabile. To be pope he would have needed the vote of two thirds of the cardinal electors and that would have been a stretch. He might have been able, on a good day, get just over 50%.

But this late night testimony to the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has done him no favors. He has come across as an uncaring, opportunistic career politician — just the kind of priest Pope Francis rails about! Well it is unlikely the cardinal electors will want somebody now so tarnished by the sex abuse stain.

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‘6 images for the day’ — March 4, 2016 + 6 Bonus From Boston From February 21.

by Anura Guruge

With my Panasonic Lumix FZ1000.
Straight out of the camera.

Back to the FZ1000 after 12 straight days
using the Panasonic Lumix LX100.

Refer to this post for image resolution details.
NO post-processing whatsoever.
Straight JPEGs from the camera.

Click pictures to ENLARGE.

Attribution WILL be enforced.

Was in Boston on Sunday, February 21, 2016
for the Chinese New Year Dragon Parades
& Dim Sum at ‘China Pearl’
as is our yearly tradition.
Series started on Feb. 22, 2016.

These pictures taken with the Panasonic FZ1000.

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