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The Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 3 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]

Venus

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 // 3 Comments

Photo: NASA Every now and then, I find myself in the rather frustrating position of having to defend climate science to people who not only do not understand it, but are [more...]

Setting Up Encrypted Email on OSX

Saturday, March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It has recently come to my attention that strong cryptography, while readily available (and free) is not straightforward to use for most people. Someone really ought to build [more...]

Finish Line Cameras

Sunday, February 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Earlier today I was watching the live feed of one of speed skating’s regular “world cup” events – one of a series of races held throughout the skating [more...]

Geranium

Thursday, December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Copenhagen curiously contains exactly zero three-star Michelin restaurants. I say curiously because Copenhagen is famously home to Noma – considered by many to be among [more...]

A Hong Kong Hike

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

This satellite photo of Hong Kong shows just how much of it is actually not-concrete More than a concrete jungle Despite being one of the densest cities in the world, with [more...]

Pretty Good Privacy

Thursday, September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Internet security is a pretty big deal these days. In the age of Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, the scope and scale of surveillance by government agencies is staggering, and [more...]

Bad Advice Part 3: How To Buy A Camera

Sunday, May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Photography’s a wonderful thing, and with the ubiquity of digital cameras, it has become more accessible to more people than ever before. Cameras are literally [more...]

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Friday, April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

I first visited this establishment many years ago, when it first opened its doors in Hong Kong. Since the Michelin guide had not yet visited Hong Kong at the time (and I [more...]

Otto e Mezzo Bombana

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

My food tour of Hong Kong is finally complete, at least the first part of it – I have now dined at every three star establishment on the island. Otto e Mezzo, named [more...]

Panoramic Recipe

Friday, March 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

The circular panorama is an oft-overused tool of photographic post-production. I say overused because I like to use photography to portray still life, in much the same way as [more...]

Sushi Shikon

Thursday, March 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

The business card of sous chef Murayama Daisaku reads: “Awarded Three Michelin Stars in Tokyo, Awarded Three Michelin Stars in Hong Kong”. Located in the most [more...]

Amber

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Amber is a fossilised tree resin, it is also a colour, and in this case it is a restaurant, and a very good one at that. Located in the Landmark Mandarin hotel in Central, it [more...]

Bo Innovation

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bo Innovation is the latest restaurant in Hong Kong to earn a coveted third star in the Michelin guide, so naturally I had to give it a go. It’s worth mentioning at [more...]
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