Photos from our 2 day trek down the ridgeway from Fox Hill nr. swindon to the Goring Gap. Good practice for Poland.
good old Richard!
We Can Put an End to Word Attachments – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF)
We Can Put an End to Word Attachments
Some one has wikipediad a history of Class War, the organisation that stole most of my 20s when I should have been partying. Strange to read a historical rendering of events you were involved in, I wonder who wrote it, and who has seen it!
Jeez I’m falling behind with Stephenson, he’s becoming more and more prolific. I reckon he’s got round the problem of not being able to write an ending to a book, by not ending them.
Hey! I got a letter published in the Grauniad! Bottom of the page
This looks like it might be a really useful tool for teaching with Open Source software _ I’ll have tp post it to the BW BBS later when the link isn’t being so slashdotted
Being a big sci-fi fan and a Singularity “early adopter” thie discussion on SlashDot was entertaining. Charlie Stross, someone I’ve occassionally swapped email with and a good friend of Ken McLeod is name checked making it doubly bloggable. Enjoy!
Roman Pear Pudding
Patina De Piris
from Marcus Gavius Apicius. De Re Coquinaria
900g (2lb) Pears
750ml (1¼ pint) Red Wine
6 Eggs, beaten
120ml (4 floz) Passum (Very sweet wine sauce, made by boiling the must)
4 tbsp Honey
45ml (3 tbsp) Liquamen (Fish Sauce),
or to taste
½ tsp Ground Cumin
Ground Pepper to taste
Peel, core and cut the pears into a large dice.
Place the pears into a saucepan conatining the wine and poach until just tender.
Remove the pears and allow to cool before mashing them.
Reduce the liquid until it is thickened, to a volume of approx. 120ml (4 floz).
Allow the liquid to cool.
Mix all of the ingredients except pepper, together and place in an oven-proof dish
Preheat oven to 180°C: 350°F: Gas 4
Cook approximately 30 minutes.
Serve with a little pepper sprinkled on top.
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