That be no bench…

That be no bench…

It looks like a bench in our back “yard” (more like 8 square feet, but it’s very nice).  But it’s not.  It’s a wood storage thing. Or at least, it was at one point. Now it’s a nest of rather horrible things, which live in between the bordering-on-liquid remains of what was once firewood.  And(…)

The stuff I pointed my eyes at in 2014

Mid-March isn’t too late for a 2014 roundup, is it?  It’s still the same financial year… and I’d hate to break the chain now that I’ve done this for 2011, 2012 and 2013! So, with that, here’s the 2014 Media Lists. With a rudimentary thumbs up/down system, just for giggles. Books I did absolutely bugger(…)

Seems the old rivalries still hold strong

Seems the old rivalries still hold strong

Fairly recently following our move into the new house (WHEEEEEE! NEW HOUSE!) I posted on Facebook remarking on the fact that a favourite mug of mine had been with me for some time and was quite well-travelled: coming to me from my mate Caitlin back in around 1994-sih from her exchange year in Denmark, to(…)

Cabbage and Brown

Cabbage and Brown

Whilst in the position of working from home, and with it being the freezing & wet part of the year (i.e. between August and May) I thought I’d investigate the world of Slow Cooking.  The idea being that you cook something for HOURS over a low heat in a special cooker thingo then it takes(…)