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Donkey Konga

Game Cube,Bongo Rythm,8/10 – February 2007 An excellent game where you have to drum to the beat of on-screen music. A yellow dot means left, a red dot means right, a pink dot means both and a splash mark means clap. There’s 3 difficulty levels which have the same songs but different beat speeds. It’s […]

Love And Other Near Death Experiences (Mil Millington)

Fiction, 6/10 – February 2007 If you can get past how ugly the site is, is pretty funny. So funny in fact that I randomly decided to buy this book by the author. ‘… You, for example, are stupid and self-pitying, but what civilised observer would censure me for mentioning that you have a […]

Tree nation

“A tree is a wonderful living organism which gives shelter, food, warmth and protection to all living things. It even gives shade to those who wield an axe to cut it down” – Buddha. I bought a tree called Woody from an interesting initiative by a website called tree-nation. They want to plant 8 million […]

Mended Garden Fence (15/Feb/07)

The strong winds blew down 5 panels of our fence. After winds After fix I don’t like doing unscheduled DIY – spending time doing this has meant less time to spend on the bedroom.

Keeping Quail

When I was a teenager I used to keep Quail and collect their eggs to pickle or to put on baked pizza. Quail eggs are beautiful and although they are fiddly to peel, they are the perfect size for pickling in glass jars. I used an incubator to hatch new chicks. You can imagine how […]