1. Has a go at making a chicken mushroomey cheesey sauce thing (inspired by an amazing Italian place here). Surprisingly it wasn’t unsuccessful — needs a bit more cheese next time though.

  2. conversation summaries:

    Doing acceptance in a different language to your application is philosophically a good idea.

    When syndicating data, the quality can be used to determine the canonical version even if the separate versions don't link to each other (example: photographer takes RAWs, gives TIFF to client, RAW is proof of provenance)

    Not drinking tea and not having cream on cream teas reduces the day to day hassle, stress and confusion of living in Devon by approximately 90%.

  3. Back in Devon after a great fake-birthday weekend in London. Ate far too much cake, and watched more Captain Scarlet than probably healthy.

  4. Ben Atkin: Turnkey Soup recipe: make a big pot of soup and freeze it. Next time provisioning some soup will be as easy as reheating it!

    @benatkin we bought an extra freezer mainly for the purpose of storing frozen soup in Chinese takeaway boxes