Archive for: Miscellaneous

Mar 13th, 2009

The lights are on but nobody’s home

Hello. Hello? Is this thing on? I’m not managing much by way of bloggy goodness lately, either of the posting or commenting kind. You might spot the occasional Tweet though, 140 characters seems to be something I can manage. Things are still not quite right in my head (though I’m reading more which is a […]

Jan 24th, 2009


I’m fluttered…no wait…flattered, that’s the word. Lou (aka Bogsider) has very kindly given me the Butterfly award. I discovered this when I was sitting in the car on our hide-from-the-heat trip down the coast from Merry Beach on the verge of tears because of the pain from my back and grabbing a quick dose of […]

Jan 2nd, 2009

Pride and Prejudice – Facebook version

In a similar vein to the Facebook Hamlet, I am pleased to share with you this gem of literature transformed into a Facebook newsfeed. Austenbook Some of my favourite bits: … … Go read it all for yourself! via Tigtog at Hoyden About Town

Dec 31st, 2008

12 things for 2009

New Year’s resolutions never seem to amount to anything much do they? I don’t think I’ve ever made any that lasted past the first few days until last year and even then they weren’t New Year’s resolutions so much as February planning. I was quite pleased with how my goal setting for 2008 worked out, […]

Dec 31st, 2008

Happy New Year!

Break out the bubbly folks, we’ve just passed an arbitrarily chosen point in our orbit around the sun, the primary effect of which will be that I won’t be able to write the date correctly for the next 6 weeks or so. Clearly cause for celebration! Happy New Year everyone 😀

Dec 28th, 2008

Well, that was extraordinarily frustrating

Santa brought Guitar Hero World Tour for the kids this year. It was unpacked and set up with much excitement…and then nothing, the game wouldn’t start up, we couldn’t get the PS2 to read the disc. Great. We know it’s not the player, all the other games still work just fine. Rather naively, as it […]