Buying into a (camera) System

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When you buy a camera that can accept interchangeable lenses, you're not so much just buying a camera as buying a system. Why? With little exception a Nikon body will only accept lenses made for it,

Bread and Butter Pudding

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One dessert I can distinctly recall from my childhood is bread and butter pudding. The best bits were the bread that had sat on top of the baking custard - they had the flavour of the custard but a

Blackwing Pearl

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On a recent visit to Sydney I came across a newsagency that sold items that seemed to be of a higher quality or calibre than your standard, run-of-the-mill stationery items. I found a stand that


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After a bit of testing, fiddling and pondering I've decided to opt for Hugo as my CMS. It's flat file, a single executable, multi-platform (which only needs to cover GNU-Linux and Windows in my

A History of Websites

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Over the years I've created and maintained a number of websites and/or blogs. The first was created in the free space offered by my then dial-up ISP. It was called "The Lounge Room" and comprised of

Greenfield Site

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Welcome to At the moment this is a greenfield website. The only real content exists in my head.