Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category

Gadget Gear – Spammers

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Well I just got a spam from they are spammers do not buy from them I never have. If I work out how they got my email address I’ll post who/what and how they got it and see what can be done.

Earth hour participants – possible idiots?

Friday, March 27th, 2009

I’d like to point out to the EA numpties that the amount of CO2 released by a candle is more CO2 than an electric light lumen for lumen (9.8x or so). To those who say “it’s symbolic and showing your support for the Earth” I’d like to respond with – yes and so is eating […]

How to comment on photos

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

An awesome article that encourages people to comment on photo’s intelligently. Certainly something I’d love for some of my photo’s would be nice to see more people (especially on sites like flickr) make a comment with more thought involved to it than, great, crap, i love it etc. The article is pretty good – gives […]

Wynns Coonawarra Estate – Shiraz (2006)

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

2005 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz – Australia, South Australia, Limestone Coast, Coonawarra (2/22/2008)This is a pop and pour – decanted for 4 hours and all the nice nose blew away :(, at the end left with strong menthol – which completely overshadowed hints of blueberry, plum and liquorice. Hints of cream and vanilla on the […]

Embedding YouTube Videos as Valid XHTML 1.0, Bernie Zimmermann

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Embedding YouTube Videos as Valid XHTML 1.0, Bernie Zimmermann If you’ve experienced the pain of a screwed up page (formatting) after embedding a youtube video – try the page here, very, very helpful! The above saved my site – it took forever to work out why the formatting went all fubar. The code supplied by […]

Geeks and Wine?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Are you a geek? If so, would you consider yourself an oenophile (wine lover/wine fan)? Having read? a blog post that suggests that geeks love to get the core of problems, to discover the key to “problems” or otherwise get to the heart of anything that they enjoy doing (games, puzzles etal). I’d have to […]

“The French Paradox” Eating French

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

The Santa Barbara Independent Eating French A wonderful article that has more to do about quality of life than the things we have or do. A brief anecdotal look at the paradox of the way French eat more “fattening” food than USAian’s (and by extension Australians who seem to follow US trends) may be related […]

Customer Service Award – September/October 2007

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

I have decided that places who provide exceptional customer service should be mentioned and awarded for their outstanding actions that made me feel happy :D. – Noodle Box Gungahlin – This store opposite “The G” in Gungalin is amazing – the food is pretty good, but the smile, friendly word and attitude of the staff […]

I am, you are…

Friday, September 7th, 2007

you have been prevented from viewing this post by the security exclusion zone… Today I am bloody well ashamed to be an Australian. We are a nation of laid back slackers, with a motto of she’ll be right mate, emphasis on the word mate. Yet we have blocked off a three mile square chunk of […]

Collapse on flight prompts needle warning to diabetics – National –

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Collapse on flight prompts needle warning to diabetics – National – This just in – proof that the terrorists have won! They have made it so that the lives of average law abiding citizens are placed in jeopardy without having to do anything. Congratulations to the fear mongers, you have handed victory to those […]