Monthly Archives: September 2009

You Ain’t Seen Me, Right?

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The Hobgoblin Pub in Reading

Highly recommended establishment. I’m amazed it is still going and that the site hasn’t been bought out by some souless High Street chain. It’s one of the few Real Ale pubs in Reading and a stopping off point for trips … Continue reading

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Maybe wiser to set Automatic Updates to occur during Office hours?

iPhone update obliterates Haslams advertising space.

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Venison Swiss Steak recipe

Today I entertained my family with a meal that went well so I’d thought I’d share. I didn’t have time to plan something well in advance so defrosted some meat and looked online for recipes. In the end I cooked … Continue reading

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Must remember to stir the custard

The recipe did specify using a large bowl for microwaving custard. It would appear that a Pyrex jug is too narrow for the bubbles of steam generated…

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My Guitar Hero alter ego

Good old eBay. Sadly I couldn’t get hold of the dark-haired version.

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How do those legs work?

I think these arachnids (harvestmen, not spiders) are amazing – how does they manage to move with such long, thin legs? That brick ia about 65mm high and some its legs are nearly that long. According to Wiki, it’s really … Continue reading

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