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What to cook first?

September 25, 2021 - 07:40 -- Admin

We've been preparing the way for the delivery of my Big Green Egg. Mostly that’s meant a lot of painting and oiling out on the front deck where it's going to go. We get good airflow out there and it’ll be protected from the elements. Plus I like the idea of my smoky pork butts wafting their delicious smokiness all over the neighbourhood, and the extra elevation will help with that.

My TV weekend is sorted.

September 24, 2021 - 08:26 -- Admin

I’ll kick off as always with Ted Lasso because that’s what I have instead of therapy. But then I’m rocking the new golden age of sci fi. FOUNDATION drops today or tomorrow, depending on the international date line. I’ve got the darker, gnarlier S2 of SEE to endure, and I’ve been saving THE EXPANSE until I’m done with THE LAST KINGDOM on Netflix. TLK isn’t SF, of course, and its not fantasy either. More like historical action/drama I guess.

Jack Reacher shrugged.

September 23, 2021 - 15:10 -- Admin

About ten years ago, maybe more, I had to interview Lee Child on stage for the Melbourne Writers Festival. I did my homework, read about five of his books, wrote up a long list of questions and then some more questions in case he was less than generously wordacious in his responses.