Middlesex
by Jeffrey Eugenides
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides


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R8499.99 (available at Incredible Connection)

 

What you need to know:

- small portable projector with a remote

- supports many formats

-100 lumens bulb (it’s bright and clear indoors, with adequate colour) Continue reading »

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double chocolate raspberry pie

As someone who is not in the habit of blowing my own horn, you should take it very seriously when I say that this is one of the best things I’ve ever made. I’m not exaggerating when I say that it was really hard for me to share when all I wanted to do was shovel huge spoonfuls into my mouth. This was the first chocolate pie that I’ve made, which is strange given my penchant for pie. I think I was afraid that the chocolate would be too overwhelming or so sweet that my teeth would ache, but this was just lovely – subtle, velvety and so, so yummy! Continue reading »

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Before you start rolling your eyes really hard – resist the urge to tell me that this is quite old, and that you saw this just before the first movie was released a few years ago already. I know all of this, but I wanted to share it anyway, because not enough people know about it as it is, and it times in perfectly well with the release of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (which opens locally on 21 November).

So, here’s the Hunger Games/Video Games parody by Holly Laurent:

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BoBo BaBushka is a store on Etsy run by Irene Hwang from Australia that sells nesting dolls with attitude. Irene has turned a couple of pop culture characters into nesting dolls/babushkas/matryoshkas whatever it is that you like to call them. These stackable beauties have been inspired by a few Wes Anderson films and cult classics like Ghost World or The Craft amongst others. Popular TV series like The Big Bang Theory, Sherlock and Blackadder have also been recreated.

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Fridays are made for lists, Buzzfeed quizzes, for generally catching up on news and whatever else you may have missed that’s been doing the rounds on the web. Many of the links shared here are not new, but they’re all pretty cool.

1. Not something that I get to see very often, but I’m a huge fan of watching the process of special effects make-up. If you’re interested, consider giving Face Off a proper look. Empire put together a gallery of actors in the make-up chair.

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