Things that bug me.

One of the things that get up my nose is having to re-boot/program/download (pick the correct technical term) my computer, because blinking Microsoft won’t let me open it. They stick a big warning sign on the screen telling me I can’t open up, because...

Water World revisited

There have been numerous Aussie floods in my life-time, although I’ve never been in one. However, I’ve never before seen so much of Australia under water at the same time: 3/4s of Queensland, a good chunk of New South Wales, 1/3 of Victoria, the north-east...

Tap tap tappity tap.

So, it’s January 8 and already it feels as if Christmas and New Year never happened. All that cleaning, planning, shopping, wrapping and anticipation and…blrrp!… it’s back to the same-old-same-old. (That’s right: still nothing from the...

A brand new year!

2011 is now 11 hours old. Awww…just a baby. But, already it’s covered in scars and has a nasty cough. People are still being tortured for their faith, or ethnicity, or for living on land that other people want. Young people are still being convinced that...