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For last weekend, when my dad was celebrating his birthday, I made him a Donauwelle. Which, in case you are not familiar with that very German cake, is a cake baked on a sheet, with dough a bit like marble … Continue reading

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Here’s a stack of things you might enjoy… first of all, the children’s quiz show that I was filmed for in January is online for four more days, and you can watch the episode here. (It’s the second question in.) … Continue reading

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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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