Chocolate hazelnut date bars.. and how my first kitchen came to be

There comes a time in a 6 year old’s life when they must have their own kitchen. As you can imagine this was especially true for me. And there came a day that I turned to Peter, who was flitting around our house looking for things to blow up and chemicals with which to do … Continue reading

What I’ve been up to… (Photo post)

Although my life is mostly just work, not sleeping and then sleeping as much as possible with a bit of eating thrown in, I occasionally get the chance to get out in the fresh air. Although I have to squint in daylight these days as I see little of it, I’ve managed to take the … Continue reading

2010 in review

Huh, would ya look at that..   The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. The average container ship can carry … Continue reading

Name the lambs poll

As those of you that have been following (and I’m pretty sure that number is well up in the thousands) will know, I promised a poll. And now, that time has come. I have taken your suggestions and created THIS: So let’s have your votes ladies and gentlemen 🙂 EDIT And the votes are in. … Continue reading

The best-sounding medical terms/jargon/products Part 1

Every so often we come across something that has the most wonderful ring to it. Here are my favourites, what they make me think of, and what they actually are 1. Moxifloxacin: (Mocks–eeeee–flocks–a–sin) Sounds like: a golden haired rabbit’s name. Is actually: A flouroquinolone. 2. Dysdiadochokinesia Hah- try saying that one! Ok ok here: Dis–dye–ad–o–ko–kine–eas-ee–aa … Continue reading