I have been throttling way down on my social media consumption over the last few months. These days I usually check my feeds about once every two weeks or so. I do however still drop links in FaceBook to posts I have written. The reality is, if don't do this, hardly anyone visits to read … Continue reading Slow down and read your feed.
Last night Kelly and I went out to her work Christmas dinner which was great fun. In keeping with the spirit of the evening someone had thoughtfully augmented the table setting with a supply of Christmas crackers. Christmas crackers (also known as bon-bons) have been around since the early 1840's. I always thought that they … Continue reading Christmas Crackers.
Remember when life had a lag? Before the instant gratification of broadcasting on Facebook and Instagram, when it took time for our lives to spread out and filter down. I remember one of the rituals of being away on holidays was the trip to a newsagent or local tourist shop to select a pile of … Continue reading Postcard from afar.
I was on a plane flying home from Sydney. All settled into my window seat and engaged in the mandatory nonchalant flipping through of the flight magazine whist actually intently listening to what everyone else is up to. This was a smaller prop aircraft and everyone was pretty much seated now, the last few stragglers scuffling … Continue reading The flight.
It seemed simple enough. Quickly wash up the small pile of dishes before heading out for a coffee at my favourite cafe. Mission accomplished in six minutes. I just had to put away that last Tupperware container Kelly used to hold her lunch yesterday. I opened one of our Tupperware draws to be faced with … Continue reading The Tupperware Crisis.
I was out walking Juno the other day when we came across this neat street library. Ironically, I first saw a street library whilst on holidays in Juno, Alaska several years ago. Since then they seem to have caught on and I have seen many more during our travels. A simple sign below the library … Continue reading Street library.