Aztec Cookies

Several months ago, I was searching the internet for recipes for ANZAC biscuits, and in the process found a few examples of people mistakenly calling them Aztec biscuits. That got me thinking, would it be possible to make biscuits using only ingredients to which the Aztec had access?
Read on to see how well the experiments went

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Ice Cream for Christmas

The very successful Christmas pudding ice cream I made for the last two Christmases was actually my second choice, after not being sure whether my initial idea would actually work. However, a quick experiment showed that my fears were unfounded, so this year’s ice cream was the originally planned mince pie flavour.
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London Perl Workshop 2011

This year’s London Perl Workshop continued its well established trend of excellent and increasing quality.
Read on to find out how

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Unicon XV photos – day 3

Day 3 of Unicon XV (30 December 2009) was all about art for me. I toured some of Wellington’s cultural highlights, and watched the convention’s Artistic Pairs Freestyle (Expert) events.
This way for lots of pictures

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Unicon XV day 2

Day 2 of Unicon XV (29 December 2009) for me consisted of a ride to the Weta Cave, false start judging at the racing, and watching the Pairs Freestyle event. It’s taken me a long time to get the photos together, and even longer to write these words, but they’re finally ready to show.
This way to the photos

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Birthday muffin madness

My fortieth birthday was a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted some suitably interesting cakes to take to work to celebrate with.
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The 12 meals of Christmas

I had a great Christmas, rather overindulging on food, even managing to exceed the 7 special meals that were planned in my calendar. I did a bit of extra riding to compensate for it though, and I’ve included a couple of recipes, so you can taste some of my experiments for yourself.

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C2C shirts are finally ready!

I’ve been working for a long time on getting some T-shirts printed to celebrate the Coast to Coast unicycle ride, and they’re finally ready.
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One-wheeled fun at the Bristol Cycle Festival

The first Bristol Cycle Festival finished a few weeks ago, but I’ve only just managed to scrape enough time together to write about what a great time I had at most of the events I attended, and to sort through the photos I took.
See it all over here

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Coast to Coast unicycle challenge day 4 – high spirits on the final descent

The final day, 26 August 2010, of the Coast to Coast unicycle challenge was the longest distance ride of the week, and there were yet more mechanical difficulties. Despite that, we all made it to the end.
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