Archived in 2022

Book Review

Book Review: Kinning by Nisi Shawl

The story felt disjointed. Confused. Too many characters and voices and locations, all constantly and sometimes abruptly shifting.

Book Review: Swindled by Bee Wilson

‘The story of adulteration has been a story of the repeated failure of modern politics to value consumer interests above those of the market.’

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How to make yogurt

There’s not much to making yogurt and it’s easy to do in any home with little to no special equipment.

Preserved lemons

A friend asked for the preserved lemon recipe I use, so I figured it’s as good a reason as any to finish fixing up this site. Gotta put the recipe somewhere,...

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How does this work, again?

The decline of this blog directly tracks the increase of my Twitter usage. Now that the Man-Child King has put that into a nose dive, I have to keep remindin...

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2023 Reading Summary

I read (or at least started and then set aside) 43 books in 2023.

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