Monthly Archives: May 2011

Vegan Yorkshire Pudding

I just tried this recipe from the “Thrifty Living” blog. I converted it to Australian volume measures as follows; 1 cup of Soy Milk 1 cup of flour 1 heaped teaspoon chickpea flour Salt to taste Vegetable oil (I used Canola) The … Continue reading

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Linaro and i.MX53

I bought an i.MX53 development board a while ago, and just got it sorted out and running nicely. I picked this board over other options because it has SATA. I’ve now attached a 40GB SSD to it, so it has fast … Continue reading

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Tooth extraction done

If you’re insanely squeamish this post might bother you, but there’s nothing too bad. Up bright and early and down to the dentist to have my ‘number 7’ molar pulled out. It was badly damaged by a wisdom tooth growing sideways and … Continue reading

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Blackrod progress

My XML database and project provide better data access to the Federal hansard is really coming along. I’ve now got the indexing code working quite reliably. I’m still coming up with new ideas and tweaking it, but it’s settling down. … Continue reading

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Replacing DVD with SSD on my Mac

I bought myself an 160GB Intel SSD (the new 320 series drives) and a cheap optical bay disk mount. Sat down last night to install it. It wasn’t too scary, I used a walkthrough for DVD drive replacement from the … Continue reading

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Labor vs. Teen Parents

This week most of us heard through the fourth estate that Prime Minister Gillard intends in this budget:– “Toughen rules on teenage Mums” – The Australian “Welfare reform to feature in budget” – NineMSN “Free childcare for teen mums to … Continue reading

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The most delicious risotto ever

Follow this recipe for eggplant risotto with tomatoes and basil. As with any recipe, take the gist and ignore the specifics, in this case I added a bunch more tomato and a fresh chilli chopped up. Matt gave me basil … Continue reading

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