Category Archives: Other Stuff

Make your own sushi, have fun and save money

I have a fondness for vegetarian sushi, something that is easily obtained through various supermarkets and high street shops. It is somewhat expensive to buy ready-made though, at £2.70 per portion that works out to be around £21 per kilo – similar to steak. I had noticed a guidebook to make your own sushi on the cakeswithfaces website,… Read More »

When you’re walking on eggs… don’t hop!

Following on from my post about fantasists, they can actually often catch themselves out without any assistance. Sometimes they start to believe their own spin they have created. As a result, their claims become wilder over time – trying to create a false sense of improvement based on their original fabrications. Sadly, it’s also something that can be… Read More »

What’s the colour of the boathouse at Hereford?

In life, and especially online, you will come across fantasists – perhaps they imagine themselves to be adventurers, gurus or experts. What you see online can be carefully edited though, rather than the true story. It’s also very easy to ‘Photoshop’ yourself into pictures now. However, the great power of the internet is that it is also fairly… Read More »

How do you eat a banana?

Very much like the urban legend of the ham*, it’s a great example of how people can carry on doing the same thing and pass that on to others without really understanding things. You pull the stalk and peel it, right? Wrong – you pinch the other end and then peel. It’s much easier, no mess, and it’s… Read More »

My experiment with a uniform wardrobe

With a uniform wardrobe you have several identical items that you wear, like a uniform, and just change into fresh ones each day. It is followed by several high-profile people, such as Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs. The idea is supposed to be that it frees up your mind from making small decisions, so that you… Read More »