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Wedding Anniversary dinner – Ostrich steak and Duck breast

For this year’s wedding anniversary dinner, I decided to cook something I had never cooked before – Ostrich steak. As I was uncertain how my wife would react to this new cut of meat, I also cooked sous vide duck breast as I know that she will enjoy this. Continue reading Wedding Anniversary dinner – Ostrich steak and Duck breast

Wedding Anniversary – Loch Fyne Lunch

Another event we celebrate in June is our wedding anniversary. This year, we decided to go to Loch Fyne Seafood restaurant in Oxford (actually it was my idea). As my daughter had finished her exams, she also came along to celebrate with us – being the fruit of our marriage. And we had a wonderful time together, as it was nice and cool in the restaurant, unlike outside where it was 31 degrees Celsius and so very hot. Continue reading Wedding Anniversary – Loch Fyne Lunch

Affinity Photo for iPad RAW editing

Since I was unable to access RAW editing with Affinity Photo for iPad through the iCloud drives, I started looking at whether it was possible to use my RAVPOWER Lightning USB Drive with SD card reader and its iPlugmate App to download RAW files from my SD card into Affinity Photo. And it looks like it does work – which means that I can now do photo RAW editing on my iPad Pro. Here is how I did it. Continue reading Affinity Photo for iPad RAW editing

Cooling towels

Recently while walking around TK-Maxx looking at the various sports paraphernalia, I came across a few towels which were called cooling towels. These are supposed to cool you down while you exercise, wicking away moisture from the body and using evaporation to dissipate heat faster than what the body is capable of doing. Hence I decided to do a little research on this over the internet. And I decided to buy two different versions of cooling towels to try and to compare. Both bought from www.amazon.co.uk. Continue reading Cooling towels