Notebook


Thai Food 1

2nd September

From David Thompson’s Thai Food

Aromatic Duck Curry, geng gari bpet

Braised Quail Eggs with Star Anise and Bamboo Shoots, kai parlow

Yellow Curry of Clams with Pineapple, geng leuang hoi lai

Krua of Salted Swordfish, krua pla dap (with (clockwise) tomatoes, quail eggs, shallots, eggplant, cucumber, celery, Sweet Pork (muu warn), sorrel, dragon fruit, and mango)


Gringo Pizzeria

29th August

What tho’ my Name stood rubric on the walls,
Or plaister’d posts, with claps in capitals?
Or smoaking forth, a hundred hawkers load,
On wings of winds came flying all abroad?

Pope, “An Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot” 215-218


Happy Dog Stories, Heteronym

22nd August

Has anyone ever written a happy dog story?

Seriously, need to know, contact me.

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What’s up with the orgy scene in Perfume? One of the more unsatisfying orgies I’ve seen.

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Does Richard Bachman qualify as a heteronym? Is his style different enough from Stephen King’s?



From the Notebook
Thai Food 1

From David Thompson’s Thai Food

Aromatic Duck Curry, geng gari bpet

Braised Quail Eggs with Star Anise and Bamboo Shoots, kai parlow

Yellow Curry of Clams with Pineapple,...

Gringo Pizzeria

What tho’ my Name stood rubric on the walls, Or plaister’d posts, with claps in capitals? Or smoaking forth, a hundred hawkers load, On wings of winds...

Happy Dog Stories, Heteronym

Has anyone ever written a happy dog story?

Seriously, need to know, contact me.

—-

What’s up with the orgy scene in Perfume? One of the more unsatisfying...