There’s a bear in there…

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Or, at least, there was. Something of a change of pace for once today; while Di stayed home and rested (still preparing for the rigours of childbirth) I headed out (with the trusty clone, who’s doing us a great favour by spending nights here to look after the kids in case of birth emergencies) to […]

In the school debating society, I was voted Boy Least Likely to Complete a Coherent…erm…

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More reviews published today, at the ever reliable CNET.com.au. I can even beam with some pride; the site that I helped to launch is now the third most popular IT site in Australia, according to Hitwise figures. Woo, and indeed, Hoo!. Sagem PhotoEasy 160: “The PhotoEasy 160 prints quickly and moderately well, but its limitations […]

Would you like some rat au vin to help you think?

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Just a quick update on the family situation: After responding well to the nifedipine overnight, and probably with an eye to public bed availability, Di was released from hospital today, with a prescription for the drug that will last her through to Friday… at which point we hit the mythical 34 weeks. Or, in other […]

Third Time Round

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Part the fourth: 21st of June: Going over the top One of the major causes of stress in WWI soldiers (apart from having bombs explode right next to you and living in your own frozen filth for months at a time) was in the waiting; specifically, the waiting to go over the top of the […]

Kidman 1, Small Dogs 0

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Phew. Another Birthday out of the way, and the closest I came to a small dog was my son’s stuffed puppy, appropriately named “Woof”. A nice weekend was had by all; my father-in-law’s birthday falls the day before mine, and my son’s birthday wasn’t that long ago, so we did a combined family BBQ/Lunch/Celebration on […]

I get older tomorrow…

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And I can sum up what I want for my birthday in a very simple sentence: “I hope that I don’t get my face brutally ripped open by a small dog”. That’s all. Nothing big, nothing exciting, just a simple wish to not be horribly mutilated. Sure, it sounds unlikely — until you realise that […]