Body oil: Rose almond apricot

To make approximately 50 ml. I used an amber bottle with a dripulater cap. The amounts below are approximate. It’s more about the proportions. Note that rose hip oil is quite thick. Use less if you want a lighter oil, and more if you prefer a rich oil. Sweet almond oil (25 ml) Apricot kernel…

Not Everyone’s White

Few things make me want to vomit like political correctness does. Institutional racism, sometimes. Multiculturalism, other times. Globalisation and the delusion that we are all alike, with the same needs, same desires, is a very close second. We are not all alike and you can’t prove that we are. We naturally find affinity with those who…

I Told You So

Does anyone else remember wondering whether soaps that kill 99.99% of germs on your hands are doing more harm than good? No? Didn’t think so. Most people are gullible when it comes to fraudulent advertising. But if you went to high school, you know that a balance of so-called germs are what protect us from…

Artificial Life

I’ve just been reading an article from the excellent Quartz site about why seemingly mundane worker types (as opposed to colourful hippie types) flock to Burning Man each summer. This quote required me to re-read it three times before I could move on. Hmmm…. For many people, in day to day life our freedoms are…

Pork n’ beans beyond belief

The Pioneer Woman’s cult following is justified. She has no time for snooty, precious, calorie-cutting, gluten-free blah blah blah. Every now and then, especially in winter, I’ll scour her site for something delicious. I was in the mood for pork n’ beans, but not just ordinary pork n’ beans. I wanted something a bit different….