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June 2011

 
IKEA clips

Things: IKEA food packet clippy things

On Things, I usually talk about things I own and love that are kind of expensive, the message being it’s often better to spend a…

 

Kyneton

My last trip home to Australia had me stay with some good friends in country Victoria. Kyneton to be exact1. Being one to rarely venture…

 

Open letter to Canon

Dear Canon, Please change your lens cap design to the centre-pinch type that Nikon makes. For those of us who have deep lens hoods, this…

 
Bump icon 01

Icon: Bump.app

Icon designs for Bump.app. I approached Bump Technologies to design an icon for their excellent mobile app Bump. I approached them because I thought the…

 

Secret project #1

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My favourite song of all time

My favourite song of all time (by Elbow) was recently replaced by another song (by Elbow). Yep, they’re that good. Great Expectations, by Elbow This…

 

Cover: Elbow

This cover marks my trip to Hong Kong in July to see Elbow. I’ve missed them in the past, so Kelly and I are pretty…

 

Childhood food series #1: Eggs on toast with tea

What were your fondest memories of food as a child? This was the question posed at a recent dinner and drinking session. It’s an interesting…

 

Elbow in Honkers!

I’m extremely happy to have booked tickets and flights to Hong Kong in July to see Elbow (despite my generous offer). Since being in KL,…

 

Parma with birthday wishes (and pineapple)

I whipped up a chicken parma with pineapple for The Cypriot’s birthday last week. She was pleased.

 

Because the simple things in life are often the best

I love NetNewsWire. If you’re into RSS (and you should be), NNW is the best reader on the block. I’ve tried quite a few in…

 

Happy birthday, Xystrizzle!

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Everything will be ok

Have a read of this short NY Times article about good and bad things to do when someone is sick. I found it absolutely made…

 

Missing in action

I’ve been noticing (and have been notified of) a few linked files and images on this website that are missing in action. I’m guessing some…

 

Free: iCS5 icons

Details about iOS 5 were announced at WWDC last week. To celebrate, I’ve created a set of icons combining Adobe CS5 and iOS 5, and…

 

Cover: 10030

10030 + 10188 = Shipped. What?

 

Passage thru’ India

When you come and stay with us in KL, we’ll take you to Passage thru’ India. I think it’s the best Indian restaurant I’ve ever…

 

iCloud, iOS 5, Lion, and the simple life

I pretty much watched the whole WWDC keynote by Apple the other day. I skipped most of the demos because I understood what they were…

 

The boat’s a rockin’

Houston, we’re having a problem. Is that how they said it? Please bear with me while I sort out what’s going on with the site.…