Archive for November, 2006

d’Arenberg – “The Peppermint Paddock” – Chambourcin – Sparkling Red – (NV)

Monday, November 13th, 2006

This is a delightful sparkling Red that explodes on the tounge and leaves a pleasant taste in the mouth. Its fruity, but big and bold like a Red yet not too bold to be enjoyed as a sparkling. Get into it, its good stuff! I am very glad that I got a 1/2 case from […]

d’Arenberg – “The Money Spider” Roussanne – 2005

Monday, November 13th, 2006

This is a white wine hailing from the McLaren Vale – it is neither too dry, or too sweet but a nicely balanced white that goes well with food. I enjoyed this one in and with a Beef Stroganoff and it was pleasant. Not knowing enough about whites or my tastes in them, this “review” […]

Hugh Hamilton – “The Odd Ball” Saperavi – 2005

Monday, November 13th, 2006

This Red is beyond a red in colour, it is almost black in the glass with flourescent purple minicus where the wine meets the glass. And its flavour – not like anything you’ve had before. It has the body of a Cab, the fruit of fruit and the spice of a Shiraz, but tastes nothing […]

Movember (Part Deux)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Earlier I posted this article on my blog. Well this is where I am posting the second week of my movember saga, and the little piccies that go along with it. Please remember this is for charity and your donations will help! To donate please go to http://www.movember.com.au/au/sponsor, enter my Rego number which is 18640 […]

Insert Title ? Blog Archive ? Quicksilver Tutorial Screencast v3.0 – Shelf, Clipboard, and Triggers

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Insert Title ? Blog Archive ? Quicksilver Tutorial Screencast v3.0 – Shelf, Clipboard, and Triggers A very handy visual guide that demonstrates how to use Quicksilver to set up a Shelf, Clipboard and triggers. Very handy for anyone just starting out with Quicksilver.

DS-Xtreme Nintendo DS Media Enhancer (Nintendo DS / DS Lite)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

digg – DS-Xtreme Nintendo DS Media Enhancer Gizmodo – DS Xtreme Nintendo DS Media Enhancer? If you have a Nintendo DS or DS-Lite the above artilce and discussion forum (digg) are contain useful discussion on a device that will allow you to run homebrew software (linux) and other software on a Nintendo DS.

Pocket PC – Free Applications and Utilities

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

11 Killer Freebies for Your Pocket PC – Lifehacker Pocket PC Software Suggestions – Tux:tops? Both the links above have exellect suggsions for free apps that help make life on a PocketPC device a little bit easier! Well recommended for any one with a PPC device.

Creative Guy ? Blog Archive ? Customizing your Mac OSX experience

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Creative Guy ? Blog Archive ? Customizing your Mac OSX experience Express your creativity, or play with the visual style to your hearts content. This article is very helpful at pointing out what can be modified and how it can be achieved and some of the pros and cons with each method/option.

SatireWire | Australia Gets Drunk, Wakes Up in North Atlantic

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

SatireWire | Australia Gets Drunk, Wakes Up in North Atlantic Quite an amusing article. I think in some respects this sums up Australia :P, I would actually like to see something like this happen 😀

A52Codec – Trac (OS X Quicktime AC3 Componant)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

?? A52Codec – Trac This is a handy little AC3 (Dolby 5.2) Componant that will enable playback of AC3 streams on your mac. Took a little while to hunt down, but when found oh so helpful!