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DIY Wooden Beer Caddy

Thursday December 07, 2017

Craft beers deserve something better than a soggy cardboard six-pack carrier. Make this stylish wooden caddy and be the envy of every summer BBQ.

How to Throw an Axe

Thursday November 30, 2017

Apparently, axe-throwing is now an indoor sport? Just don’t try it at home kids, unless you’re staging a DIY demolition.

If you want to abandon all that is good and holy, take a look at these recipes. Don't say we didn't warn you: you’re going to need a strong stomach.

How To Smoke Your Own Cocktail

Wednesday October 18, 2017
Line up your liquor, set fire to your rosemary sprig and prepare your very worst Jim Carrey impersonations, 'cos this cocktail recipe is ssssmokin’.

 

Got a pallet? You’ve got yourself three not-bad-looking chairs. Or you could, if you followed these instructions.

We dare you to bake these insect-filled treats at your next dinner party.

Rebels, Revolutionaries and Us

Thursday September 14, 2017

Seven steps to spark your own revolution. NB: It will not be televised… but it will be live in Melbourne next Tuesday when TEDx comes to town.

The Online Knitting Library

Sunday July 30, 2017

Good news: the University of Southampton has uploaded over 300 gloriously daggy knitting books to the internet.

In this extract from his upcoming book Around the World in 80 Cocktails, Chad Parkhill details the history of the Bobby Burns, a warming whisky cocktail from the rolling hills of Scotland. 

Jane Austen's Home Brew Recipe

Saturday July 22, 2017

Turns out Jane Austen wasn’t just a great writer; she was a great home brewer, too. Here’s her recipe for 'spruce' beer.

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