Words & Pictures: Day One

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Something a little different. Inspired by something I was writing (which should be published pretty shortly) on iPhone photography, and based off a couple of discussions I’ve had with more photography-savvy compatriots I’ve decided to try and improve my photography.

Let the slaughter commence

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A couple of Apple-centric articles to keep you informed and amused today. Firstly, PC Authority has my roundup of Australian public transport Apps: Amazing Apps for your Phone: Get from A to B on public transport: “Your iPhone can help you navigate the maze of public transport in major cities. We hop aboard the best […]

Warning: Bad Music Joke Within…

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Following the untimely death of Michael Jackson, brothers Tim and Neil Finn raced out to buy his 2CD greatest hits album, but they’ve only been able to listen to it once. Apparently, HIStory never repeats. (thangyew, I’ll be here all week. Try the salmon. Please don’t throw tinned tomatoes.)

Do you know what would be the best way to wipe out all of human kind?

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“Make all women telepathic. Because if they suddenly found out about the kind of stuff that goes on in our heads they’d kill us all on the spot.” Mind you, there are some days when I’m not entirely convinced that isn’t already true. Also worth noting, of course, that the bloke who wrote that line […]

I grew up in a household with a smoker in it…

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But never quite this bad. One quick and dirty bit of not-quite accurate panorama stitching gives the view out the front of my house at the moment. Normally I’d be able to see the valley below in crisp detail. Instead, all I get is dust. Lots and lots of orange dust. (click on the image […]

Well you’ve come to the right place, Bob.

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“A war’s not been fought this badly since Olaf the Hairy, High Chief of all the Vikings, accidentally ordered 80,000 battle helmets with the horns on the inside…” Nothing like a good Blackadder quote to round out the day. And it’s in context of me promoting my latest batch of reviews, too! No, really. CNET.com.au […]

Peoples of the Universe, please attend carefully…

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“The message that follows is vital to the future of you all. The choice for you all is simple; a continued existence under my guidance — or total annihilation.” Now that’s my kind of ultimatum. Straight, to the point, and with a clear-cut choice as its basis. I somewhat felt like giving my own ultimatums […]