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clay masks

Doing things backward as always, I bought some DAS clay in a remaindered book shop, and when I got it home, I wondered what I was going to do with it. I thought I might as well start ambitious and decided to create some small (read: manageable) decorative masks. I...

The poetics of meat

Unlike the rest of my family, I dont have the vocabulary to talk passionately and accurately about meat. My mother and brother have a whole poetic vocabulary for talking for fetishising the flesh that i never knew about  Its like being on a cooking programme.  I've...

My family

... In an Antonioni film! Another from the island accross the causeway from Bigbury-on-sea. I thinking "L'Aventura" It was a super-hot day in July, which enabled an infra-red styling to the...

Tea – mmmm

A cup of Bai Lin Gong Fu (that's red tea to me and you) from the consistently excellent Canton Tea...

Tea-d Up

Bank Hol started with 2 delicious cups of Alishan Oolong from the Canton Tea Company. For more tea pornography, visit their site, their apposite descriptions will make your mouth...

lettuce play

My friend James, who is very good at making something tasty out of the most unpromising of ingredients, sent me this as a refreshing amuse bouche 1 orange pepper couple of sticks of celery fresh ginger green chilli fresh coriander Chop it all finely and then add a...

Fougasse – sortof

Having been forced to watch a dvd of breadmaking on Christmas Day, I've made a first attempt at putting my learning into action. The dough really does come alive, and the results taste good. The look however, I feel is hampered by the fact that in lacking a dough...

Dough is me

Christmas Day, and my brother wants me to watch his new DVD, excited \i agree. - could it be a new scifi film, or an obscure but brilliant history or science documentary he has discovered, or something equally as edifying? BTW, the moral is that if a family member you...