Boy falls off bike. Boy has a headache. Boy’s headache worsens. Mum is a nurse and whips him to the local country hospital. Boy begins to fall in and out of consciousness. Doctor recognises bleeding on the brain. “Bugger – I’m only a GP. I’ll phone a neuro surgeon in Melbourne”. Neuro surgeon tells doctor […]
Here’s the latest piece off the easel. It’s an acrylic on canvas of the Tinui fire-station in the Wairarapa. It measures 800 x 600mm unframed. I’ll consider selling it beforehand, but this is headed for the Affordable Art Auction in Wellington later this year.
For anyone who laments the time that young people spend playing games online there’s new research that shows it can be beneficial to your health and well-being. But before your children read this and use it to justify playing Grand Theft Auto it comes with conditions. Researchers at Oxford University have found that playing the […]
RaboPlus, the only AAA bank in New Zealand launched tonight a new website. Called BankaRate it offers high interest Term Deposits on a limited basis for a limited time. In most cases the interest rate is 0.4 to 0.5% above what is offered by any other bank. The site went live at around 7pm and […]
I just made use of E-day – a day dedicated to recycling old computer equipment. I dropped off two CRT monitors and an old Apple G3 (beige) that moved at glacial speeds and never without needing Disk Aid to start it up. Surplus to requirements. The whole shebang was removed from my boot in less […]
Google is offering to fund ten ideas that have potential to make life better for people. They are: “ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible”. They call it 10 to the 100th, or 10100. Ideas need to be submitted before October 20th. 100 are chosen then voting is opened to […]