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Drunk ponies and Whisky Spime

Drunk ponies and Whisky Spime

I know, I am a bad person, and this is not a proper blog. Still, I will occasionally braindump here, and here are two recent things: – ‘Punch drunk’ pony rescued from swimming pool Following on from previous revelations about birds eating fermenting berries, we go right up the size scale. ‘Fat Boy’ the pony was scrumping for apples in a nearby field, and, according to the Telegraph, “It is thought that the rotten fruit had begun to ferment, causing…

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In Vino, Civitas

In Vino, Civitas

This is the rough, written version of my talk for Interesting 2008, which I gave on Saturday June 21st (under my actual name, James Bridle). The final version was probably somewhat different, and there will be actual video soon, but in the mean time here’s some words and slides, with some proper sources at the end… Ta to everyone who was there on the day, and especially to Russell, who made it all happen. Hello. Some of you probably read…

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Ed’s Recipes from Nom Nom Nom

Ed’s Recipes from Nom Nom Nom

Introducing guest editor Ed, with his excellent recipes from our grand day out at Nom Nom Nom: Courgette Carpaccio Courgettes A lemon Olive oil Salt Pepper These courgettes were chosen for the main to help cut through some of the heaviness of the eggs. They are light, refreshing and add a really cool bright green colour. Start with a courgette and a veg peeler (or mandolin). Keep peeling the same spot on the courgette until you start getting fairly wide,…

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Veg Day

Veg Day

Today is veg day at Bone Towers – I’m a member of Growing Communities, a fantastic vegetable box scheme in North London. Every Wednesday I get a big bag of veg for the week, and go to work trying to polish it off. This veg is always so much better than the stuff from the shops – because it all came out of the ground in the last day or so. Some of it’s grown within a couple of miles…

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