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About Mike Scheerer

I am truly lucky to have found Sharon Garratt, a wonderful partner to share my passions for food, technology, photography and travel with. I really don't know how she puts up with me.

March 2015

Devolo 500+ Triple – Warranty

By |2017-10-04T10:50:20+01:00Monday, March 2nd, 2015|My Life|

I have been using a Devolo dLan 500+ Triple Powerline adapter in my home for just over 2 years now to extend the network from my Virgin Media router which is located downstairs to our office located in the spare bedroom upstairs and it has performed admirably. Imagine my shock earlier today when I had [...]

February 2015

Day 5: 17th September 2014 – Toronto, ON – Niagara Falls. ON

By |2017-10-04T10:50:24+01:00Sunday, February 22nd, 2015|USA Holiday 2014|

Today is the day that Sharon and I have to conquer our fear of heights, well perhaps "conquer is not the correct word, and what I should have said is that it is time to "Face" our fear of heights. Yes, you guessed it, today is the day that we are visiting the Toronto [...]

Day 4: 16th September 2014 – Plattsburg, NY – Toronto, ON

By |2017-10-04T10:50:27+01:00Tuesday, February 17th, 2015|USA Holiday 2014|

Here we are entering Day 4 of our USA road trip and today is a tough one with one of the longest drives, totalling some 349 miles of pretty much open road and highways ahead of us, with no discernible attractions, to stop off for on the way. The plan for today was always to [...]

Day 3: 15th September 2014
Gorham, NH – Plattsburg, NY

By |2017-10-04T10:50:32+01:00Monday, February 16th, 2015|USA Holiday 2014|

Today saw us rising fairly early again, no, not at 04:30hrs, it was a little more civilised at around 07:00hrs, but the hotel room did not include breakfast, so there was a need for an intake of food, which for Sharon, was easy enough with a bowl(or better said plastic container) of breakfast cereal, [...]

Day 2: 14th September 2014
Salem, MA to Gorham, NH

By |2017-10-04T10:50:35+01:00Sunday, February 15th, 2015|USA Holiday 2014|

Please note you can click on any of the photos for an expanded view in a new window. Well, this day started really early, 04:30 hrs to be precise. Yes, you guessed it the time difference of 4 hours really caught us this morning as we were both awake very early. We decided to make [...]

Day 1: 13th September 2014
London, UK to Boston, MA

By |2017-10-04T10:50:38+01:00Saturday, February 14th, 2015|USA Holiday 2014|

This is the beginning of a long overdue set of posts that will give you all an insight into our 2014 holiday to the USA, and all the incredible and wonderous sights that we experienced during our whistle-stop tour of north-eastern America (including a short excursion into Canada). I really want to make the posts as [...]

Spotify Radio functionality for Sonos

By |2017-10-04T10:50:41+01:00Thursday, February 12th, 2015|My Life|

UPDATE - 18th June 2015 Sonos have announced that their latest Beta Software version 5.4, brings a new set of tools that Spofiy have immediately embraced in order to provide Sonos their users with the ability to create Artist based Spotify Radio stations. I have installed the Sonos Beta 5.4 software on my system and [...]

January 2015 – Book of the Month

By |2017-10-04T10:50:44+01:00Wednesday, February 4th, 2015|My Life|

In line with my committment to actively read more, my chosen Book of the Month for January was Guy Martin - My Autobiography. …I am going to confess that my reading of the book has been taking me a little longer than I anticipated due to other commitments and I still have not yet completed [...]

Give yourself a boost…

By |2017-10-04T10:50:47+01:00Wednesday, February 4th, 2015|My Work|

Do you ever find yourself out and about when the dreaded “Low Battery” warning strikes? There are a large number of external battery solutions available that will assist you to mitigate this problem quite quickly, and I have had the opportunity to test one of the latest devices from RAVPower over the past couple of [...]