Mike’s Marvellous Muesli Mix

Cornflakes are boring. All Bran is over-hyped. Branded muesli is over-priced and over-rated. Muesli is dangerous.

…some of my views on cereal-based breakfast, so I hack my muesli to make it more interesting and get better value for money.

How good is that? Muesli Mix
How good is that?

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What’s wors?

Wors under the grill
Wors under the grill

Ever noticed how your sausage looks so full and glossy in the shop, but by the time you’re done cooking it’s all dry and shrivelled?

With nothing better to do at home I’ve been weighing my sausage boerewors before and after cooking it and recording the results.  It’s by no means scientific, but it does give you an idea of how much meat, fat and water is in your sausage. Continue reading “What’s wors?”

The Asics

I started running back in 2010, with a pair of Reeboks but they weren’t really suited to the Maun sand and gravel – more of a gym shoe.  Sadly most “sports” shops in Maun and Francistown only sell fashionable sports shoes (hello, JB Sports), and Cape Union Mart seem to flog only over-designed, over-priced, gaudy  Salomon shoes.

This is a gripping tale of brand loyalty, internet shopping and, unexpectedly, obsessive colour matching. Continue reading “The Asics”