Today I received an email from WWF NZ regarding earth hour this year being on Saturday 29th March. We won’t be participating. For us, one hour a year is completely pointless. Instead we aim to do this every hour of … Continue reading “Switching off” for earth hour? Not us.
As daylight savings approaches, this typically is when we swap out our smoke alarm batteries. We always used to swap them out twice a year, none of this testing nonsense for us. We simply just swap the batteries out … Continue reading Daylight savings = smoke alarm check
I work in IT and the company I work for is encouraging us to work out of the office more – at home, at a clients location and just to basically hot desk where we can find a space. Its … Continue reading My workmates snore … the joy of working from home …
Everytime I am about to go on holiday and visit the travel doctor for vaccines, malaria tablets and so on, they always drum into you, how you should never, never, ever, ever touch the animals in a foreign country due … Continue reading Don’t touch the animals (and would someone tell the animals please?)
A few years ago for a charity fundraiser at work we organised a headshave. Trying to get people to participate, you would think we had asked if we could chop off their arm (or worse, their left mouse click finger). … Continue reading Hair today, gone tomorrow
I come from a family of hoarders and collectors. I struggle often with the compulsive need to collect something and it my lifetime I’ve collected many things, polished stones, phonecards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Disney mugs, socks… When my grandmother passed … Continue reading Hoarders, collectors, decluttering and other people’s trash
When we are on holiday, we try to be sensible (for the most part) about what we eat. What could be better than a nice healthy … Continue reading You are what you eat – Egg Salad on Wheat – OMG!
Although I try to avoid advertising, its impossible to escape from the seemingly contact barage of adverts trying to make us buy products to make us younger, more beautiful and slimmer. I can only assume that some people are really stupid enough to fall for this bullshit? There is no miracle cream or pill that will make you look like you a slim, gorgeous 20 year old. With the advent of Photoshop, even the models used to sell the products don’t really look like they do in the ads. And why would I want to look like that anyway? If … Continue reading I am average, and its ok!