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It’s finally Friday, the weekend is beckoning (and it’s promising to be a nice one, with a local boardgaming event and possibly also a round of going bouldering with friends), my Windows update problems might finally be fixed, and the … Continue reading

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It’s raining outside, which is not nice since I need to run errands – and that means cycling… so soon now, I will be venturing out into the rain. The cat, meanwhile, is not venturing out into the Great Big … Continue reading

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Like every year, I do the seasonal baking some weeks in advance of Xmas – because a) it would be way too much stress to try and get everything done in just a few days, and b) some of the … Continue reading

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I’m almost through the incredible link backlog – so here’s the last drop for now: If you are looking for a new way to practice your early Mesopotamian writing skills, you might want to bake some cuneiform cookies. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Sometimes you read something on the ‘net, and then you follow a link, and then you read something else and there’s another link and suddenly you go “oh. Oh. Oh wow” because you have just discovered something weird and/or awesome. … Continue reading

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After yesterday’s damson cake, here’s more baked goods links for your delectation. Firstly, spectacular archaeology cakes as “Edible Archaeology” at Current Archaeology. Whenever I see cakes like these – basically edible works of art – I get a little sad … Continue reading

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It’s damson plum season here, and that means… cake time. Plum cake time! “Zwetschgenkuchen”, as it is called here, is one of my favourite cakes ever, and there has to be some of it every single year when the damsons … Continue reading

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