Monthly Archives: October 2012

Physics

I have one of these in Tigh na Mara. It is amazing! Induction cooking uses induction heating to directly heat a cooking vessel, as opposed to using heat transfer from electrical coils or burning gas as with a traditional cooking stove. For nearly all models of induction … Continue reading

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Sans Frontieres

You will remember about this time last year I posted about a film that two French people made for the university. Maybe not – so here is the link. https://quietripple.wordpress.com/2011/09/01/french-cinema/ Well, they came back to make an update. All filmed … Continue reading

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We Encourage Defecation

My friend Satoru sent this to me. I am a world famous photographer from Kochi, Japan. : )This from the A・La・Uno S, which is the make of my toilet see previous post, catalog and translated by Google translation, the center … Continue reading

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私の美しい電子トイレ

My new house, which here on in will be called Tigh na Mara, which is Gaelic for House by The Sea so my learned correspondents state, is full of really cool electronic 21st Century schizoid equipment. Let’s have a look … Continue reading

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海のそばの家

So that’s it. I now live in the best house in the visible universe. It is called “The House by the Sea.” I would like to have a Gaelic name but Google translate doesn’t do Gaelic. Must be “Tir na … Continue reading

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Kimonos in Kyoto

Ladies wear them.     When I asked if I could take their picture, not one replied, “Beat it, you fat perve.” They all grinned and said “Sure, life is great and we are beautiful.” er in Japanese.    

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Steelos

When I was a student I worked in the steel factories in Sheffield, now defunct, er the steel factories not the city, in the two-week shutdown in the Summer when the workers went on vacations and bands of students came … Continue reading

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