Category Archives: Experiments

How to make a magnetic hourglass

I was in Waterstones over Christmas and in their gifty section, they had a magnetic hourglass that looked pretty cool; essentially, a regular hourglass with some sort of ferrous “sand” and a magnetic in the base. However, it was £20, … Continue reading

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Bacon? Bac-off!

Just a short post this week, as I have a lot of other stuff on my plate. A while back, I planned to do a Great British Bacon, where I would try different bacon recipes over a ten week period. … Continue reading

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Pringles and…

One of my friends came across a suggestion for having Pringles with Nutella and, knowing that I’m the sort of idiot who’ll try anything, suggested I give it a try for her. I did this and then thought to myself, … Continue reading

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Waffling about waffles

I bought a waffle maker recently. This was ostensibly for making waffles, but I was stuck for something to write about tonight, so I thought I would test out its versatility. Tonight I started with mainly bready products, primarily because … Continue reading

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Pffft… who needs teeth.

Hello there loyal readers, Some of you may be asking how I know you’re loyal; I’m basing that primarily on the fact that you’re still with me after over a month without any new posts. (A smaller number may be … Continue reading

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Needs more anything

Around the middle of May, I made some civil war hard tack, just to see what it was like. After baking it, I left it out to dry for a week, while I went on holiday. Upon returning, I found … Continue reading

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