Travelling to the exclusion zone, Chernobyl and Pripyat

On the 26th April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine, technicians began a late night safety test on the No. 4 reactor. The safety test was meant to simulate what would happen and how the technicians would react to a power failure at the power plant, but something went wrong and […]

Virgin Media FTTP Install – Fibre to the Home

Project Lightning is Virgin Media’s latest expansion of their network, potentially passing 4 million extra premises, a large portion of it will break away from the traditional hybrid fibre-coaxial network and change to radio frequency over glass and FTTP. The installation took about 2 hours and was similar to an ordinary coaxial install, the CPE […]

Roasted chickpea and broccoli burritos

Makes 6-8 Shamelessly taken from Thug Kitchen because it’s so nice! If you think the spice blend might be a bit hot, feel free to leave out the cayenne or reduce the chili powder. You will need: 2 400g tins of cooked chickpeas 1 large white onion 1 red pepper A large head of broccoli […]

Pasta with a creamy avocado sauce

Serves 4 How hungry are you? Can you wait 12 minutes, because that’s exactly how long it takes to make this simple and delicious meal. You will need: 400g of your favourite pasta, I used linguine 2 ripe avocados A few basil leaves 2 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp of lemon juice Olive oil Salt […]

Roasted aubergine and red pepper couscous with halloumi cheese recipe

This is fairly quick to knock up and makes enough for 4 portions, it’s also easy to make vegan by replacing the halloumi cheese with slicedĀ tofu. Ingredients – Makes 4 portions 220g uncooked couscous Olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 vegetable stock cubeĀ (I use a Knorr stock pot) 330ml boiling water 1 large or […]