egeiro

musings from the everyday, somedays

Here are a stack of videos and websites that (hopefully) make your Christmas presents easier to use and enjoy:

A few links for Jez!

And info for the rest of the fam:

This is not some generic post about the theory or philosophy of making a cup of coffee, but a specific point-by-point set of instructions on how to make a cup of coffee (ie. espresso) with frothed milk (a la cappucino, latte or flat white) for one or two people. The equipment in use is a Diadema (Ju...

In my last post I spoke about some hobbies (ie. interests) I have had over the decades. One such interest was bromeliads. I had a collection of around 30 different species of broms from around 6 to 8 different genera.

The genera included Aechmea, Vriesia, Tillandsia, Billbergia, Cryptanthus, Neore...

In my 50+ years I've had a range of interests. Some fleeting, some have remained for years, some have come and gone. It used to disturb me a little - why couldn't I be interested in something and stick with it? Why would my interest wax and wane? These days I don't worry about it - I just go with th...

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 contained a range of Blackwing Pencils. Blackwing are either iconic or cultic (depending if you like th...