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Pimenton Oil (Smoked Paprika Oil)

Quick Tip: Pimentón Oil (Smoked Paprika Oil)

Ever since I first tried Banfi Centine in 1999, it’s been my favorite red wine. Recently, I discovered… 263 more words


How to Create Pace! The Fundamentals of Writing Action Scenes

I once wrote an excerpt on a writing forum and got a reply from a reader who said that she disliked my lack of description. I am not the kind of writer to brush off valid criticism, but many of my readers came to my defence to say that my narration was perfect for what I was describing – a quick, disjointed scene full of action. 1,088 more words


How to make Tailored Trousers - Part two

Here are detailed notes on constructing tailored trousers. They are provided for myself and my daughter, but may be of interest to others making pants. The first steps are covered… 1,010 more words

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Sql Server : Convert from INTEGER (decimal) to HEX and HEX to INTEGER

Quick one today:

Sometimes there is a need to convert data from integer to HEX and from HEX to integer. There are ways to accomplish this and today, this post covers one such ways. 27 more words


Artist in Your Pocket

Inspiration, tips, techniques and tutorials are now a click away with the new app “Artist in Your Pocket”, the official app for Jennifer Corbett-Cox: Artist. 36 more words


Resisting Wax

This week I have been playing around with the ‘wax resist’ technique mentioned in Resist Normality – Mix It Up. This technique is an easy way to get into creating mixed media artworks. 121 more words


Jungle January - how to squeeze your fabric

The Demented Fairy (here in a glorious velvet wedding jacket), sent me fabric for Jungle January.

In the package was 2m of glamorous, silky, slightly stretchy satin in blue snow leopard. 634 more words

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