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The TV chef who wasn't.

March 9, 2014 - 15:10 -- Admin

I dips me lid to Prof Boylan for this video. A local TV spot in the US to promote a book by 'Chef Keith'. Leftovers Right: making a winner of last nights dinner. Or something.

Turns out chef Keith isn't a chef. And he hadn't written a book. About leftovers or anything. I think he may have been taking the piss.

But damn if those mashed potato ice cream cones don't look mighty temptin'.

Burger Lite 8 March 2014

March 8, 2014 - 09:21 -- Admin

I've opened this thread at Quokka's request, although it's been a while since we had a check in so it's probably overdue.

I came out of my deadline in reasonable shape, mostly because I went off the grog and carbs in January and February. Dropped from 91kgs back to 83 last time I checked (a week ago), without increasing my exercise time. In fact I skipped a few sessions, trading fitness for words.

The Hugo Awards Fiasco

March 7, 2014 - 14:55 -- Admin

I've watched on with amused horror as the SFF (I think that means 'science fiction and fantasy') community – where community means 'gang' – has gone all Raging HULK over the choice of a guy called Jonathon Ross to host the Hugo Awards, which are sort of like the Oscars, BAFTAs and Nobel Prize for genre fiction all mooshed into one. Like Jeff Goldblum and the fly.


The rest of the year

March 4, 2014 - 09:29 -- Admin

I'm back. I had a little break from the Internet the last week or so, or at least as much of a break as any of us get these days. (See today's Blunty). I cleaned up my office, which is always a disaster area at the end of a deadline. Knocked over a couple of restaurant reviews which is a pleasant change from cranking out the splodey. And did some exercise.