Last 50 Comments

  • Lynda: "Definitely cold enough today!..."
  • Lynda: "Went to Four Ate Five weekend before last and it was seriously the best breakfast I've had in years. Maybe ever. Usually pretty loathe to travel so f..."
  • John: "I've not seen Halt and Catch Fire: I don't think it's available on any of the channels I have access to, and the buzz about the show's first season di..."
  • Gilmae: "I'm watching Halt and Catch Fire. First season struggles until the last 4 episodes, second season is a lot better. I wouldn't necessarily call War of ..."
  • Kris: "Did either of you watch "Halt and Catch Fire"? We watched the first episode but I'm not hooked yet...."
  • John: "It's not strictly speaking a startup/PC story, but I was fascinated by Tracy Kidder's The Soul of a New Machine, the story of the design of a Data Ge..."
  • Kris: "I've never heard of that one. Maybe we should start a book club for these!..."
  • gilmae: "I could take or leave Cathedral. War of Art, perhaps?..."
  • Lindy: "Best tool to organise everything - including patterns is Evernote. Fantastic search function and ability to tag...."
  • aj: "Yess! Thank you so much!..."
  • Ben Jarrett: "I went last week into the Moomin shop in Covent Garden and thought of you :) The fridge magnets were pretty cool so think I might have to invest in so..."
  • JulieK: "We watched it over easter on some streaming service or other (Netflix I think). It was lots of fun - highly recommended...."
  • Kris: "Huh. I don't remember. It might have been part of buying a ticket, that you consented to be filmed on the night. I knew as a speaker that I would be...."
  • Sue: "Yes! I saw you! Did they have your permission?..."
  • Fiona: "Naww you did so well that night! It really was so good to hear things from your point of view and to have a role model whom I can identify with. I h..."
  • Grandma Flea: "It's sad and disappointing when gaming disillusionment rears it's ugly head - I feel for you...."
  • Mare: "I thought the time for the potatoes in the microwave must have been a mistake (17 mins I think) so kept on taking it out to check and then really did..."
  • LynS: "Thanks, Kris. I've discovered I already have Ottolenghi's book, 'Plenty' from which this recipe is taken!..."
  • Mary-Helen Ward: "My mother used to make these but she never showed me how. Thanks Kris...."
  • Katie: "oh my god, thank you so much. I was a huge TWOP'er and was devasted when I heard it was shutting down. Anyway, I went on today and couldn't get past..."
  • Staci: "Nice work! I've commented to a couple of friends that I'm irritated by how much better I feel while eating "cleaner", off sugar and alcohol and refine..."
  • Staci: "Ha! We just watched it with the kids last week, for the first time in a few years, and I was struck by the same thing. Still. The humor is so classic...."
  • Kris: "Thank you Lyn! I definitely misread the article. :)..."
  • LynS: "Kris, he isn't your local Labor candidate - Penny Sharp, who's openly gay, is. She has a splendid record in supporting gay and lesbian issues, as well..."
  • JulieK: "Or, if you're the Boy, you get a complete set of matching squares, gauges and awls from Colen Clenton (https://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/store/dept/..."
  • carolbaby: "Congratulations! I love your blog (though I have no idea why it only came on my radar relatively recently). Long may you continue! I've noticed a st..."
  • Anna Ruth: "Kris, I read regularly although I rarely comment. I agree with Lyn, please keep blogging. ..."
  • LynS: "Happy blog-birthday! Please keep blogging. Like you, I can't bear the thought of abandoning the personal archive aspect of blogging. Probably unlike y..."
  • Patrick: "Hah. My job is basically the academic research version of that...."
  • Mon: "Harold visited my kids' school this year. He's still going! http://www.lifeeducation.org.au..."
  • Emily: "Interesting, v much like that (valuing specialists over generalists) in medicine too. However, the problem is that this leaves no-one good at looking ..."
  • Marci: "Good for you, Kris. :) And oy vey, impostor syndrome. That one is huge with me. :P..."
  • JulieK: "It was the MailKimp girl (see here http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/6330-charts-for-people-obsessed-with-serial). I had theories, but every new p..."
  • Donna: "I waver between whether he's innocent or guilty. The whole phone timeline thing, I was convinced it was Jay, until the call to Nisha (?sp). No one oth..."
  • Kris: "Yeah, that 2:36 call was clearly NOT the "I killed her" call. So I think that whole 21 minute time frame goes out the window. I really wanted Adnan to..."
  • donna: "Jay absolutely had something to do with it. He knew too much. I find it hard to believe that Adnan got to the Best Buy and killed her I. The timefram..."
  • Kris: "My current theory is that Adnan and Jay did it together, and then Jay ratted him out (Prisoner's Dilemma style). I just can't see any other explanatio..."
  • Iris: "Thank you a million I watched the show but the printed recipe does not say to put lime juice etc into kimchhee . You saved me from mucking it up V gr..."
  • deadgar: "There's quinoa beneath that diary fat?..."
  • rdh: "Cindys mom froze a bunch of them and they are going to make it at xmas...."
  • Kita: "I'm right there with you. So annoyed. I guess selfish people with a sense of entitlement will behave according to type. Still sucks though...."
  • S. Blantin: "I had no problem following the pattern. I made the man's glove with the larger needle and woman's glove with the smaller needle as stated. After compl..."
  • Kris: "Wow, that's so cool! I actually know someone who has a connection to this project. That's crazy. :)..."
  • Staci: "Nathaniel does consulting for a team of scientists on this instrument (he's done some coding and data analysis stuff for them - not the actual instrum..."
  • Kris: "Thanks Ferret! We're going to Tasmania next week to celebrate. :)..."
  • WeeB: "Can't believe it's been 10 years. Congrats! Hope you do something crazy 'n' cool to celebrate!..."
  • Andrea Roceal: "Kialla has stone ground cornmeal over here, I've been using that for cornbread...."
  • Kris: "Well spotted! Just posted details. :)..."
  • donna: "Moneta? Looks great!!..."
  • JulieK: "So given that our ceremony was about half the price of our wedding/engagement rings and our honeymoon was about double (maybe more...) the cost of the..."
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