Why not. Unless you're talking about persistent toxins like heavy metals and so on, pigeons are probably efficient converters of garbage into potential food.

Finally caught up with the BBC Food Programme on sake of a couple of weeks ago. Very interesting, even though Sheila Dillon seemed way out of her depth when they talked about koji and the need to convert rice starches to sugar before the yeasts could get going. People said that the revival of sake in Japan began after the 2011 'quake, as young people found drinking sake from the most affected regions was a good way to support reconstruction of those regions. Sounds fascinating. Has that been documented, I wonder?

Squab is a young pigeon, possibly one that has not yet fledged. Grown-up pigeon is good too, especially given the long, slow treatment.

Heh. I am avoiding this because it is so much more fun than what i am having to do.

It's enough, for now.

Just checking in (i've been lurking and reading the inanities about sweeties and Android) to let you all know that I am making good progress in my write-up.

That is all.

Be great if there actually is a twin who knows nothing about the job.

Response to aside: I was very happy with the Sugru repair, even if not totally permanent. It did extend the useful life of the kettle by a couple of years. And I find Sugru useful for making, e.g., a little hook for my headphones and things like that.


Oh, I see. Yes, then it would make sense. But in those circumstances, I'd also probably boil a larger quantity of water less frequently and use bits of that at a time.

As I said, ours leaked onto its electrical base.In its last weeks of life, it lived on the draining board when not in use.