Image Magick is the go to program for batch image processing for Linux nuts, but the default version does not support jp2 files. Instead, install GraphicsMagick thus: apt install graphicsmagick Scantailor likes input at consistent dpis, eg 300 or 600. Conversions default to screen resolution 72 dpi. So, set the density / resolution as you… Continue reading Processing jp2s from the Internet Archive
I dug up an old Homeschool newsletter I edited and found a few favourite quotes that I had used to pad out the gaps. It’s become more difficult to believe because the world in which we find ourselves is completely made up of ourselves, and God, so to speak, doesn’t appear directly anymore. We don’t… Continue reading Snippets
Easter week is there over the other side of all the hugeness of the Sacred Triduum. It’s time to get ready. Out of all the music for Easter, here is a classic – the Sequence, sung Every Day of Easter Week between the Alleluia and the Gospel. And everyone says – “I can’t read that,… Continue reading Easter Sequence
I first made a Lent calendar ages ago when my boys were little. You can see a bit about it here. It fell by the wayside a little, until this year with a precocious 4 year old in the house, and the discovery of lots of purple tissue paper. Then today I found a printable… Continue reading Lent calendars
I just opened our electricity bill and saw this on the back. For the record we have 8 people living in our house right now. And no, we don’t have a pool.
Here is a note to self about two Local History groups : Canterbury & District Historical Society Bankstown Family History Group
Lots of goodies once you look outside the Anglophone internet! La Torre di Cotone started a Nativity Scene in crochet in 2013 and continued in 2014 and 2015. The original set is available here. In the following years the basic shapes were simplified so the people are different but the animals are the same. This… Continue reading Free Nativity Scene Patterns