Archive for August, 2013
A Sampling of Nations
A sampling of visitors from around the world. The VBA winners represent our world very well.
“Everybody is a…
“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it’ll spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
— Albert Einstein
More than just a Chocolate tart
Posted by lambskinny in Photography, Uncategorized, Wordpress on August 30, 2013
Oh my! Chocolate Tart! ( Well, actually, more than just a Chocolate tart )…
More than just a Chocolate Tart
This recipe offers all the elegance of fine dining and a dream for a food stylist
Ingredients for the Chocolate tart:
A short crust pastry base home made or store bought –
roughly 400g pastry, baked blind and painted with egg yolk to seal.
For the filling of the Chocolate tart:
375 g Dark chocolate – 70% Cocoa minimum
875 ml double cream
70 g sugar
4 egg yolks, 5 if they are small
a decent pinch salt
Consider substituting one of the tablespoons of sugar for lavender sugar or chilli orange vanilla sugar
Method for the Chocolate tart
Preheat oven to 130° c
Mix together cream and sugar in a saucepan and bring to the boil on a moderate heat. Once boiled, remove from heat and mix in chocolate. Stir gently until all chocolate has dissolved and mixture is smooth and glossy.
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The transcendence of humor
Posted by lambskinny in Uncategorized on August 26, 2013
Sometimes, a simple post soars in my heart. I like this one!
Beauty Exploration: The Neutral Zone.
Posted by lambskinny in Uncategorized, Wordpress on August 25, 2013
And the neutral zone for eyes…
The 7 habits of highly effective autodidacts
Posted by lambskinny in Uncategorized on August 25, 2013
Better look up the word…then find out the 7 habits of highly effective autodidacts… okay, right.
Are you a member of AA? We get no respect. No one understands us. We’re forced to sneak off alone to little shadowy (wi-fi equipped) corners to indulge our habits. We don’t get any sympathy, let alone accreditation, for our addictions. Don’t bother hiding your insatiables behind denial. Come on in and pull up a chair. Welcome to Autodidacts Anonymous.
Throughout history, self-directed learners have been responsible for many of our greatest leaps forward in math, science, literature, architecture… etc. I keep this impressive list of self-taught innovators in my back pocket to defend myself against everyone who has called me crazy for choosing to leave university one year into my degree, when I had a 4.0 (as in perfect) GPA and full scholarships for all four years. I know you’re reading this probably thinking, “Idiot!” Shock, disbelief, pure unadulterated horror – the reactions I got were akin to if…
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My passions, getting crafty part 14
Posted by lambskinny in Awards, Uncategorized, Wordpress on August 25, 2013
Something a little crafty…
Gooood morning beautiful people! How you all doing? I’m so happy with this weather, its not too hot and its fresh, I get up with a big smile on my face and of course my 2 year old boy, also smiling in my face hahahahahah such a joy :).
Since I have been so busy with our holidays and school holidays, I haven’t really have time to get crafty so, I keep saving projects that I want to do on my folder on my computer, and I thought yesterday, why not sharing that ‘whish list’ of projects and when I actually get to do them I will for sure show you 🙂 for now here are two ideas of things I want to learn how to do, and if you have a little time on your hands get crafty and do them, if you want to share email me your…
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PORTRAITS IN AFRICA- THEN AND NOW / Young Gallery – (redif) – www.belafrikamedia.com – WEBTV
Posted by lambskinny in Events, Photography, Travel, Uncategorized, Wordpress on August 21, 2013
Portraits in Africa – Then and Now ( Young Gallery ) – video.
Heavy Floe Day
Posted by lambskinny in Uncategorized on August 20, 2013
I am officially nominating your blog for the Versatile Blogger Award. Congrats.
I had this idea when I was reading a book about the explorer Ernest Shackleton. This kind of humor will always find a home. Too bad huh? FT 🙂