★ Friday is link day – May 29th

Ok so last week you might remember me writing...
I promise next week that I’ll be more organised and wont have to rush it out….yeh right.
Well, guess what.....this week once again will be a rushed out list and it's all because I'm still ridiculously busy. Work is just nuts at the moment, seems we've got a product that's being received in the market place so well that it's almost bordering on 'killer app' status. I'm slightly shocked at how well it's being received, but of course we're definitely not complaining about it. So yep, back to the rushed out links of the week, we've got a pretty eclectic one this week with a mix of design, ethics, medical, and a little bit of humour.
Ok so last week you might remember me writing…

I promise next week that I’ll be more organised and wont have to rush it out….yeh right.

Well, guess what…..this week once again will be a rushed out list and it’s all because I’m still ridiculously busy. Work is just nuts at the moment, seems we’ve got a product that’s being received in the market place so well that it’s almost bordering on ‘killer app’ status. I’m slightly shocked at how well it’s being received, but of course we’re definitely not complaining about it.

So yep, back to the rushed out links of the week, we’ve got a pretty eclectic one this week with a mix of design, ethics, medical, and a little bit of humour. Continue reading★ Friday is link day – May 29th

★ Friday is link day – May 29th

Ok so last week you might remember me writing...

I promise next week that I’ll be more organised and wont have to rush it out….yeh right.

Well, guess what.....this week once again will be a rushed out list and it's all because I'm still ridiculously busy. Work is just nuts at the moment, seems we've got a product that's being received in the market place so well that it's almost bordering on 'killer app' status. I'm slightly shocked at how well it's being received, but of course we're definitely not complaining about it. So yep, back to the rushed out links of the week, we've got a pretty eclectic one this week with a mix of design, ethics, medical, and a little bit of humour.

Ok so last week you might remember me writing…

I promise next week that I’ll be more organised and wont have to rush it out….yeh right.

Well, guess what…..this week once again will be a rushed out list and it’s all because I’m still ridiculously busy. Work is just nuts at the moment, seems we’ve got a product that’s being received in the market place so well that it’s almost bordering on ‘killer app’ status. I’m slightly shocked at how well it’s being received, but of course we’re definitely not complaining about it.

So yep, back to the rushed out links of the week, we’ve got a pretty eclectic one this week with a mix of design, ethics, medical, and a little bit of humour. Continue reading★ Friday is link day – May 29th

Thai Pork and Coriander Balls

This is a recipe I was playing around with one Saturday afternoon, I had a craving for something snacky, but also something ‘Asian’ in influence. I raided the fridge and pantry, but didn’t have much in the way of ingredients to choose from….so I came up with these, Thai Pork and Coriander Balls.
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Ingredient wise it’s a bit of a throw it together;
– 500gm Pork Mince
– Handful of Fresh Coriander Leaves
– 2 small Red Chillies
– 1 Egg (medium to large)
– 1 medium White Onion
– 2 Tablespoons of Fish Sauce
– Peanut Oil (for shallow frying)
Give it all a good slice, dice, and mix…and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty!
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To make the balls I find the easiest thing to do to keep them all roughly the same size, also so they cook in the same amount of time, is to use a tablespoon measure. Simple, but it totally works.
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Time fries when you’re having fun!
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Once you’ve finished cooking all the balls, and they’ve had some time to drain on some kitchen towel, serve them up on your platter of choice with some dipping sauce. Dipping sauce wise I normally do;
– 2 parts Sweet Chilli Sauce
– 1 part Light Soy Sauce
– 1 part Fish Sauce
Mix it all up and serve it in a little dipping bowl.
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Looking for more of my world famous recipes, then head over to the recipes archive!

Promote blog commenting with Thesis & Disqus

As a blogger I must admit that I love love LOVE receiving comments. There's nothing like receiving some positive, even negative, feedback about articles you've spent minutes, hours, some times days, constructing. For a little while now I've been using the Disqus commenting platform across all of my blogs, mostly for the ease of setting up Facebook Connect, and now Twitter logins, so I must admit I was very thankful and happy when Disqus worked straight away on my new Thesis theme. How easy is it to set up? All you need to do is just get yourself an account on Disqus, upload the WordPress plugin to your plugins directory, activate it, fill in the login fields and a few other bits and pieces......and voila, you now have a much more interactive commenting system where people can take their comments with them wherever they go. The only modification I made was addition of a bit of CSS in Thesis' custom.css .custom #disqus_thread { padding-left: 10px; padding-right: 10px; } The only other thing you need to worry about is setting up the Facebook Connect portion of Disqus, that was a little harder but there's plenty of info on Disqus to help out with that. If you get stuck doing it though, give me a holler. So if you're looking to give people more options for commenting on your Thesis Framework blog give Disqus a look in, you wont be disappointed. 9 Conversations, courtesy of Geir Halvosen
9 conversations
As a blogger I must admit that I love love LOVE receiving comments. There’s nothing like receiving some positive, even negative, feedback about articles you’ve spent minutes, hours, some times days, constructing.

For a little while now I’ve been using the Disqus commenting platform across all of my blogs, mostly for the ease of setting up Facebook Connect, and now Twitter logins, so I must admit I was very thankful and happy when Disqus worked straight away on my new Thesis theme. Continue readingPromote blog commenting with Thesis & Disqus

★ Death Cab For Cutie – Little Bribes

Check out this unofficial video for Death Cab For Cutie's song Little Bribes. The stop motion and time lapse on this video are really awesome, you can easily tell how much time and effort the producer's put into it. You can read all about the technique and production of the video on the producers website. Check out the video,
Check out this unofficial video for Death Cab For Cutie’s song Little Bribes. The stop motion and time lapse on this video are really awesome, you can easily tell how much time and effort the producer’s put into it. You can read all about the technique and production of the video on the producers website.

Check out the video, Continue reading★ Death Cab For Cutie – Little Bribes

★ Death Cab For Cutie – Little Bribes

Check out this unofficial video for Death Cab For Cutie's song Little Bribes. The stop motion and time lapse on this video are really awesome, you can easily tell how much time and effort the producer's put into it. You can read all about the technique and production of the video on the producers website.Check out the video,

Check out this unofficial video for Death Cab For Cutie’s song Little Bribes. The stop motion and time lapse on this video are really awesome, you can easily tell how much time and effort the producer’s put into it. You can read all about the technique and production of the video on the producers website.

Check out the video, Continue reading★ Death Cab For Cutie – Little Bribes

★ Friday is link day – 22nd May

This is going to be another short and rushed list of links, my excuse this week is I'm flat out working through some web design and marketing bits and pieces for my 9-5 job and have a bit of a deadline on one of the projects that I'm not sure I'm going to make.Anyway, screw the excuses lets get on with this list. 1. How to subscribe to a blog - This is a good one for those of you new to blogging and particularly RSS. 2. How To Set Up A Killer WordPress Testing Environment - For those of you just getting into web design using WordPress as a CMS. 3. Make High-Impact Backgrounds For Your Designs with Photoshop 4. How to move WordPress MU - just in case you need to relocate your WordPress MU install to a new server / db 5. 250+ Free Seamless Vector Patterns Ideal for Print and Web Design - a simply mammoth list of some really great patterns 6. Online Reputation Management - 16 Free Tools - a must for personal and business bloggers 7. Aussie whiz-kids can cram 1tb on a DVD sized disk - that's an insane amount of data! and last, but certainly not least 8. 100 Resources for Thesis WordPress Theme Users - I had to include this one as I'm on the list, plus I'm loving Thesis so much Anyway, that's the list done for the week. I promise next week that I'll be more organised and wont have to rush it out....yeh right.

This is going to be another short and rushed list of links, my excuse this week is I’m flat out working through some web design and marketing bits and pieces for my 9-5 job and have a bit of a deadline on one of the projects that I’m not sure I’m going to make.

Anyway, screw the excuses lets get on with this list. Continue reading★ Friday is link day – 22nd May

★ Friday is link day – 22nd May

This is going to be another short and rushed list of links, my excuse this week is I'm flat out working through some web design and marketing bits and pieces for my 9-5 job and have a bit of a deadline on one of the projects that I'm not sure I'm going to make. Anyway, screw the excuses lets get on with this list. 1. How to subscribe to a blog - This is a good one for those of you new to blogging and particularly RSS. 2. How To Set Up A Killer WordPress Testing Environment - For those of you just getting into web design using WordPress as a CMS. 3. Make High-Impact Backgrounds For Your Designs with Photoshop 4. How to move WordPress MU - just in case you need to relocate your WordPress MU install to a new server / db 5. 250+ Free Seamless Vector Patterns Ideal for Print and Web Design - a simply mammoth list of some really great patterns 6. Online Reputation Management - 16 Free Tools - a must for personal and business bloggers 7. Aussie whiz-kids can cram 1tb on a DVD sized disk - that's an insane amount of data! and last, but certainly not least 8. 100 Resources for Thesis WordPress Theme Users - I had to include this one as I'm on the list, plus I'm loving Thesis so much Anyway, that's the list done for the week. I promise next week that I'll be more organised and wont have to rush it out....yeh right.
This is going to be another short and rushed list of links, my excuse this week is I’m flat out working through some web design and marketing bits and pieces for my 9-5 job and have a bit of a deadline on one of the projects that I’m not sure I’m going to make.

Anyway, screw the excuses lets get on with this list. Continue reading★ Friday is link day – 22nd May

★ Winter Time is Risotto Time

Winter is all but upon us in here in Newcastle and winter is one of those times where every cafe seems to offer soups on their menus. I'm not much of a soup man, though I do like a hearty winter warmer, so I'm on the hunt for the best Risotto recipes out there. Give me links, send me emails, even write your favourite Risotto recipe down in a comment below. Green Asparagus Risotto courtesy of FormalFallacy.

Winter is all but upon us in here in Newcastle and winter is one of those times where every cafe seems to offer soups on their menus. I’m not much of a soup man, though I do like a hearty winter warmer, so I’m on the hunt for the best Risotto recipes out there.

Give me links, send me emails, even write your favourite Risotto recipe down in a comment below.

★ Winter Time is Risotto Time

Winter is all but upon us in here in Newcastle and winter is one of those times where every cafe seems to offer soups on their menus. I'm not much of a soup man, though I do like a hearty winter warmer, so I'm on the hunt for the best Risotto recipes out there.Give me links, send me emails, even write your favourite Risotto recipe down in a comment below. Green Asparagus Risotto courtesy of FormalFallacy.

Winter is all but upon us in here in Newcastle and winter is one of those times where every cafe seems to offer soups on their menus. I’m not much of a soup man, though I do like a hearty winter warmer, so I’m on the hunt for the best Risotto recipes out there.

Give me links, send me emails, even write your favourite Risotto recipe down in a comment below.