Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dropwire Number 9

This is a recipe. It is white, black, orange and green. Basmati rice, black turtle beans, pumpkin with chilli oil and spinach coulis. It is vegan. Requires soaking. 10 oz basmati rice 6 oz black turtle beans 1 small pumpkin … Continue reading

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Oat Milk

Oat milk is pretty expensive (nearly £2 a litre), but oats are cheap, so I thought I’d make my own. Google pulls up dozens of different recipes with variable reviews, some using rolled oats, some groats, some oatmeal, and a … Continue reading

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DarwinTunes

This just came round on the Yahoo! Genetic Programming list: http://darwintunes.org/please-help-us-analyse-the-data by doing the http://darwintunes.org/post-experiment-survey There’s about ten pieces of music (four bars each) that were artificially evolved (using genetic programming). The protagonists are now doing a survey to get … Continue reading

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Vegan Crèpes

Yes, vegan crèpes, or, more precisely, English pancakes. There are many recipes for “vegan pancakes” on the web, but all of them are for American breakfast pancakes, result in something similar, or include bicarb of soda which gives a fluffy … Continue reading

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Monday 6th December 2010 Pt I

The fourth day of the second Test finished around 7:30 am GMT with an England victory looking almost certain bar heavy rain in Adelaide tomorrow. Bizarrely, the forecast is for heavy rain. Listened to Today on BBC Radio 4. James … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th December 2010 Pt III

11:54 pm, just watched I ♥ Huckabees; listening to fourth day of the second Test. 6:21 am, just created this blog during the breaks for tea, lunch and rain.  

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Sunday 5th December 2010 Pt II

It’s 4:47 pm and the cats are scratching at the door for food and warmth. My sciatica hurts, my face is scabby and unshaven. I need a cigarette and a bath. 6:55 pm, had a deep bath and thought about … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th December 2010 Pt Ib

Ate lunch. Drank turkish coffee.   Listened to the second episode of I, Claudius on the radio. Best tune of the day on the radio so far has been Cerys Matthews reciting a passage from Dubliners to a background of … Continue reading

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Roast Vegetable Chowder (Vegan)

2 carrots, sliced into 1″ pieces 1 butternut squash cut into 1″ cubes olive oil freshly crushed coriander seeds (or ground coriander) vegetable ghee (or oil) 200 g (7 oz) smoked tofu, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 stick celery, … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th December 2010 Pt. Ia

Woke up at 7:30 am and got out of bed thinking it’s Monday even though: (i) went to bed about 3 am, (ii) it’s Sunday, (iii) I don’t have a job, and (iv) even if I did have a job … Continue reading

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