Castle Mudcake

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

I finally managed to buy a castle-shaped Bundt cake tin today. My experiments with my cathedral-shaped Bundt cake tin have twice ended with crumbs instead of a shaped cake. But I used the cake tin spray on oil supplied by the shop and voila! It worked! Welcome to Castle Mudcake. But danger is ...

Anime Ratty

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Anime Ratty Photo by Charl, 'improvements' by Chris. Chris saw the image of my sister's cat, Ratty, up on Flickr and did an anime 'improvement'. The scary part? That expression really DOES reflect Ratty's personality.

Kamikaze Koala

Monday, May 14th, 2007

5/13/2007 You found Hilltop (Traditional Cache) There was much complaining (not from me!) as we walked up the long flight of stairs leading to this cache. But the views from the top were well worth it. Mosquitoes swarmed like vampiring helicopters around GZ. They reduced c.j.b. and ...

Labradoodle Dandy

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Labradoodle Dandy Originally uploaded by travellingcharl. Here's my dog showing off (as usual) by dressing himself in a curtain. He's sitting in his usual legs all over the place posture and waiting to be let outside so he can meet and greet ...

My 150th Geocache

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Big day of geocaching. Yewenyi was in Canberra, so it was just Chris and me. First we tried: Cops and Bushrangers. Unfortunately, it wasn't a success. We tried trail after trail, but only got to within 80m of the cache, with cliffs in the way. If there was a clear trail ...


Sunday, July 9th, 2006

Went to Greenwich today for the National Maritime Museum, but I found other interesting places. There aren't many original London pie shops left. They sell mash (packet mashed potato), pies, jellied eels and liquor (parsley sauce). I had a chicken and mushroom pie, gravy and mash. It wasn't bad, although ...