My partner and I went to the Adršpach Rocks in October of last year. She never fails to pick fantastic destinations for quick getaways, most of which require at least a little bit of trekking. In this case, the rule held true.
A trip to "Kolokytha"Posted on Saturday, 1st of October 2022 • personal • permanent link •Read time: 2 minutes
The beach "Kolokytha" (which means pumpkin) is on the Kalydon Peninsula, the same peninsula as is the infamous, last active leper colony in Europe of Spinalonga. Despite being October, the sea was quite warm and pleasant.
Multiple devices on HA's Signal Add-OnPosted on Tuesday, 20th of September 2022 • personal • permanent link •Read time: 5 minutes
Recently I wanted to set up 2 new Home Assistant instances, and I installed the same add-ons I am using for my "main" instance. They are tested and I have automations built with them; one being the Signal Add-on.
Asking my home to play musicPosted on Saturday, 12th of June 2021 • personal • permanent link •Read time: 7 minutes
Don't you love open source and the capabilities it provides? My constant tinkering of my home automation has no end! The latest improvement is asking the system to play my favorite music. And I remembered that the advanced capabilities of using Rhasspy with Home Assistant with as little code as possible is not clear to everybody. So here is an explanation of how this works, and how I leveraged these capabilities to satisfy my music needs.