Category Archives: Handy Hints

In Praise of Tea

In the first week of June  I pinched a nerve in my back while pulling water samples up from one of the monitoring bores.  I was fine for a few days, just a bit sore, then suddenly I had shooting … Continue reading

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Trolling

I am beginning to get an inkling of the sense of fun that trolls get.  I am not against hunting. As a recreational pastime and as a source of food it is fine. Attempting to exterminate an indigenous species out of misguided … Continue reading

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Technological Innovation of the Century

Facebook has been pestering me with advertisements for this device.     Egg Minder Wink App-Enabled Smart Egg Tray This amazing piece of technology allows you to: View amount of eggs in tray through app on mobile device Receive notifications … Continue reading

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Memory Reprise

Continuuing my occasional reposting of earlier classics: From April 2007; I was just given the neatest excuse as to why the Ministry server with my Environmental Discussion Database was going slow: It had a memory leak.  Rebooting fixed it.  That … Continue reading

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Drop bears target tourists, study says

Drop bears target tourists, study says BY AMY MIDDLETON | Drop bears are less likely to attack people with Australian accents, according to experts at Curtin University in Perth. DROP BEARS TARGET PEOPLE with foreign accents more often than those who are Australian-born, … Continue reading

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Advanced Technology

1960. Mum had a new Bernina Sewing machine. I came home from Billy Smith’s place one day and told her that Billy’s mum had a better one.   Mrs Smith’s sewing machine did not need electricity.    They had very … Continue reading

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Bikers Like Boobies

It seems Boobies like Bikers too. And You should beware of WOMBATS.  They will steal your bike at the first opportunity.      

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