What else is there to do to celebrate the end of a very long weekend, but crank up the hi-fi and blast out some Jimi? Specifically Jimi and the later Experience playing Hawii, specifically the Maui Crater, specifically on the 30th July 1970.
I so wish I had been there.
I tried Yotam Ottolenghi‘s spiced chickpea with fresh vegetable salad recipe the other day, and it was delicious.
100g dried chickpeas 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 small cucumbers (280g) 2 large tomatoes (300g) 1 small red onion, peeled 240g radishes 1 red pepper, seeds and pith removed 20g coriander leaves and stems, roughly [...]
While browsing some old files on my laptop, I found a previous version of my home network topology. After some recent re-jigging of the tech in my flat, I thought you would all like to see what is now where.
The main difference is that after some shoulder issues, (slouching and computing do not go [...]
Advertising (capitalism) in a nutshell.
I read this last night in a oner, in preparation for a drama visit this week, where the play is performed in a slapstick manner.
As it’s some time since I read Shakespeare, it was a pleasant revisitation of the language even if the “comedy” did not fully translate to the 21st century. The plot [...]
A well known North African Arab leader.
A well known member of the advertising community in Edinburgh.
In one of the infinitesimally small periods of time (a few nano-seconds) this week, when I was allowed to pay a visit to the lavatory and not being hounded by iPhone crazed loons, asking for their contacts to be synchronised with Gmail or seeking advice on installing Angry Birds; I picked up the January 2011 [...]
Just to prove that the world of watches is not entirely without humour, this new website has an exciting range of inexpensive diver watches.
Perhaps the Blonde Muff diver may be of interest?
Or perhaps the Ginger Muff Diver is more up your alley?
I’ll stick to my current crop of watches.