Why did the monkey fall out of the tree?

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10 Work, clean, look after kids. 20 Repeat 365 If only the editor worked, and I could insert line 15 (“Sleep”) in there somewhere. Now, while I try to work the code out, you can check out yet another review, live at CNET.com.au today: Beyonwiz DP-H1: “At its core, the H1 is essentially a high […]

Somewhere here on Earth…

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It’s late, I’m tired, and all my funny has been used up (or drained out) by the kids. Still, even though the newsagent’s is closed right now (as I’m writing this) it’s more than likely open right now-in-the-future (when you’re reading this). Which means two things — firstly, I’m speaking to you from the past. […]

There ain’t no technology I can’t kill…

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Now, I’m not the World’s Greatest Gardener — a title which is bestowed, as far as I can see, through owning a coffee cup that lets all and sundry know that you are, in fact, the World’s Greatest Gardener. Humorous arrangements of fig leaves and thumbs may be involved on the cup, but these matters […]

When you’re stoned, baby, and I am drunk…

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iPods. Everyone seems to love them. Except, apparently, the Eskimos of the frozen north, who view them as a nuisance, invading the igloos and eating all the fish*. Apple just keeps on making new ones, which means I’m then employed to write about them. I should be grateful, I suppose, as per today’s example, live […]

Hast Du etwas Zeit für mich, Dann singe ich ein Lied fuer Dich

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In between ranting at avaricious IVF couples and doing the whole Web 2.0 thing (just as it’s about to become Web 2.1), I also write stuff. Witness the following review, live today at Gadgetguy.com.au: Apple iPod Touch: “Nobody’s ever going to write War and Peace on an iPod Touch, so it’s not a killer flaw…” […]

Facebook Benchmark 1.0…

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Righteo. Having finally succumbed to the modern social networking peril that is Facebook, I’m going to put it to the test. Specifically, I’ve put about 100 friend requests out there in the last five minutes (which naturally means I’m sick of bloody text confirmation boxes) — but how long will it take until they’re either […]

You’re STILL doing WHAT? You feel WHAT?

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This story just gets stupider and stupider…  “She said when they found out they were having twins, her partner who was carrying them, said she felt desperate and wished that one embryo would just go away.” Here’s an idea. Have neither — frankly, for the mental protection of the poor kids, put them both into […]