Monthly Archives: August 2008

Link to homemade Pesto sauce recipe

Sa’s Mum wanted the recipe for the Pesto sauce we made when she visited – you can find it here.  This was a trial with hydroponically grown red basil, and it was delicious.  Love the American sizes BTW – anyone … Continue reading

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Prisoner data loss – government position sounds silly

I read an account of the government position on the most recent data loss on the BBC (here). It sounds like the government are saying it must be PA consulting’s fault since they took the data on a memory stick … Continue reading

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Ipe decking – a year on we’re pleased with it

Last year I wrote a post (and here) on a deck we’d built which we finished with Ipe (a sustainable hardwood).  It still gets read pretty frequently by people searching for info on Ipe decking – almost 300 times since … Continue reading

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House Martins

The last time I can remember seeing House Martins nesting was at Primary school. But, today I saw them again, when Sa and I went to Rufford Abbey. The rate that the parents were bringing food was huge – there … Continue reading

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Laptop recovery nightmare … but solved

Warning – deeply tecchy post!  Written partly so any other Lenovo 3000 N100 users who hit the same issues can find it in google and save 5+ hours of pain which could as easily have ended with a bricked laptop! … Continue reading

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