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Stirling Engine

Making A Stirling Engine

This is a project to make a small working model Stirling engine - designed to run off a small heat source such as a candle or cup of hot water.

preserved clementines

Whole Clementine Marmalade (Syrup - Preserved Clementines)

These clementines are cooked and preserved in a spiced syrup, making a sort of marmalade, but with the fruit left completely whole and intact.

They look fantastic in the jar - and the flavour is superbly intense and aromatic.

Camping Cake

Camping Cake

Camping (in the rain) on Exmoor, during the wet summer of 2007, we found a nice assortment of wild berries along the hedgerows, so I made Camping Cake

Latest Lost Gloves

Found glove No. 577:

2010/12/05 - Black 'thinsulate' - Botley

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It's A Bit Quiet In Here...

In Case you are wondering why there hasn't been a new Atomic Shrimp article in a month or two - it's because I'm really busy migrating the site to a new CMS. At the time of writing (22nd Feb 2014), it's about 70% done...

Cuttlebone casting

Pewter Casting With Cuttlebones

My daughter is working on an art project related to postal services and asked for my help with a bit of metal casting - this seemed like an ideal opportunity to do something I have heard of, but not yet tried - pewter casting into cuttlebone moulds (link goes to new site!).

Metal Cutlery Sculpture

Metal Cutlery Sculpture

December 2014 - this was a quick Sunday afternoon project to make a metal sculpture out of old tableware.

Trumpet Chanterelles

Trumpet Chanterelles

November 2014 - Out for a walk in the woods, to enjoy the autumn foliage, I very nearly overlooked an abundant crop of Trumpet Chanterelles.

Made With Hartt

Made With Hartt - Community Fusion

October 2014 - Gift shopping can be really tiresome and it often seems like every place is the same as the next, but every once in a while, I stumble across a little pocket of unique and inspiring difference.

Here's an example of that - a little shop in Portsmouth called Made With Hartt.

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