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FOOD PROFILE: Tamarind - The African Nomad

I was first introduced to this relatively obscure (at the time) substance when I was going through my Indian cooking phase about 15 years ago. … 312 more words


Lumber puncture

What is a lumber puncture?

It is a procedure in which a needle (specially made for this purpose) is inserted through the lower back (ie the lumber region) to gain access to the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). 333 more words


Your My Anchor

Another technique I tried was this one, it’s pretty simple, and when I figure out how to use my video camera properly I’ll do a video showing it a bit better, but basically all you do is take your clear block, stamp it in some ink, and stamp it on the page. 150 more words

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The Zuiko 24mm f2.8 on a Sony A7R

Continuing this series of mini reviews of my favourite old lenses on the beefy A7R’s 36Mp sensor, this time it’s the turn of the tiny Zuiko 24mm f2.8. 839 more words


Experimenting with....Emboss resist

I’ve been seeing this technique everywhere for a while now, and as I’ve been wanting to step outside my comfort zone (a little bit at a time), I gave it a go. 192 more words


Food Profile: Shortcrust Pastry - The Family Staple

Out of the five basic types of pastry: shortcrust, filo, flaky, puff, and choux; shortcrust has to be my all time favourite. ¬†You can make it savoury or sweet to suit all fillings, and there are only 3 ingredients in the simpler recipes: flour, water and butter (see Donna Hay’s… 400 more words


Ronda Rousey: Beast on the Feet, the Sky's The Limit

“Ronda maybe the greatest female fighter at 135 every to exist, p4p the best woman ever…..Duh”

Ronda’s bout or what I call an assault against Bethe Correira was just that an assault and pretty much whatever one knew was going to happen, maybe not with her striking like she did; but more with the blitz, to the clinch, Uchi Mata, to ground and pound or submission. 914 more words