Food and Drink

Eating, drinking, cooking.

  • Fandom,  Food and Drink,  Travel

    We went to London and saw some culture! Despite the strikes on Friday we had a smooth trip to Croydon to the stay at Fishlifter Manor, where we were greeted by a very welcome dhansak. Saturday we headed to the…

  • Film,  Food and Drink,  Updates

    In the ear

    One of the nice things about working from home is that I can listen to stuff all day; music, audiobooks, podcasts. I’m not consistent in my habits, usually the end and beginning of the year are when I’m best at…

  • Food and Drink

    Catmass

    One Wednesday I had lunch at the new Spanish tapas place in Grainger market, after getting a rosc√≥n from their shop, it has a limited but solid menu and they plan to open in the mornings to do churros, so…

  • Fandom,  Food and Drink,  Travel

    People, places, and things

    September is mere days away and I haven’t posted since June, whoops. Well, it wasn’t for lack of things to write about in August, my most social month in a very long time. A short summary; We saw humans and…

  • Food and Drink,  Updates

    Team AstraZeneca

    Got my vaccination on Tuesday! Had to take the train to Southsea, so I took advantage and picked up a loaf of sourdough from Sourdough Bakehouse and some lovely sandwiches (a reuben and a cheesesteak) from Baffled Coffee. The shot…

  • Family,  Fandom,  Food and Drink

    Memories

    I’ve been going through the old posts to clean up links, fortmatting, and even finding the odd missing report, like Silicon 2006, that’s slipped through the cracks. At the same time I’m scanning old family photos, so I’ve experienced a…

  • Food and Drink,  Updates

    Birthday, etc

    My birthday fell on a Sunday, so I made pancakes like I usually do but with bananas and chocolate chips. John made me a Victoria sponge birthday cake, and for dinner he made roast chicken – the original plan called…

  • Family,  Food and Drink,  Updates

    Xmas everywhere

    Aside from a trip to get my passport replaced, which was mildly stressful but also sort of a nice change of pace, its holidays at home for us of course. So I am compensating by watching as many holiday movies…

  • Family,  Food and Drink

    Burritos and pizza

    With Lockdown 2 in place for November it seemed a bit silly to do a big turkey and trimmings just for us. So I made pumpkin pie, we ordered burritos with the reasoning that they are the American food most…