… there was a wee baby blogpost blog, on which a certain tigtog asked so why blog now? Happy 10th birthday, Hoyden About Town!
Fortuitously, I was reorganising my images folder and came across this idea I had ages ago, and today I felt it was rather symbolic of the last 6 years of blogging.
Today is the 6th anniversary of tigtog’s first post. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? […] Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
This post has been sitting in my drafts folder for the last fortnight hoping for a stroke of brilliance to strike so that I could post something suitably amusing and symbolic of the last 5 years of blogging. Thanks so… Read More ›
I do this nearly every year – only realise that the blogiversary is upon us a week or two after it happened. So, today I’ve actually added the anniversary for next year to my Remember the Milk task list – l’ll get back to you next year on whether that works!
So what did I do? Here’s My first post (back at the original blogspot digs), and my second, which reveals what impelled me to begin blogging at all – the ineptitude and negligence surrounding the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Thank you… Read More ›
Scientiae, the carnival of women in science, engineering and maths just celebrated its first birthday at skookumchick’s place! Hip hip, hooray (and many more…)!
Food: Truffles (thanks to ABC radio and some chaps in Tasmania who are going to make an absolute bomb now they’re getting in a good harvest – they’ll be able to send fresh “black gold” to Europe out of season). They discussed how to use truffles in cooking, and it all sounded v. finicky – grating slivers on to this and that, and needing something creamy or oily as a base to bring out the truffle flavour and spread it around. Sounds fatmaking, thought I.
But then they mentioned truffle oil.