Have a break from politics and enjoy a clip of the Oshkosh airshow. link from Bruce Cox
Third child and daughter Jennifer is doing a Dash for Diabetes over in West Australia. She plans to walk the 80k from Perth to Mandurah within 24 hours as a charity drive for Diabetes WA. Our 1st child and son has type 1 insulin dependent diabetes thus the family interest. If you have rellies so
Tomorrow morning my bride and I go sailing on some big plastic looking cruise liner otherwise known as the Pacific Dawn. We are set to roam the Pacific without access to phones or the web for 12 days all as part of the celebration of our enduring and enjoying each other’s company in married bliss
I’ll be absent for a week helping out at a school Geography excursion in the NSW/QLD Border ranges. Argue amongst yourselves until I get back.
Young Jessica Watson did well and her ability to ‘just do it! augers well for her life. I also like the fact that she knows she isn’t a hero and corrected our seemingly uneducated PM when he tagged her as one, whilst hanging around like a bad smell hoping to pick up some votes. Heroes
Two men face charges and fines of more than $27,000 after allegedly collecting bones from a dead whale on a Mornington Peninsula beach. Wildlife officers have recovered about 10 bones believed to have been removed from a dead blue whale that washed up near Cyril’s Beach at Flinders in the Mornington Peninsula National Park. I
I use a favicon for my websites depicting the old convict arrow (shown on the left). A favicon is the little icon alongside the site name in your browsers tabs. Yesterday I visited the New Zealand Herald, not that I thought they might have something to say, but because they have an online crossword and
AIR New Zealand has been forced to apologise for a crew manual which suggested that Tongan passengers may “drink the bar dry”. The airline issued the apology after the manual was made public in New Zealand’s Sunday Star-Times yesterday. They say that as if it’s a bad thing.
NEW research has raised hopes for the devastated Tasmanian devil, finding 20 per cent of devils have a genetic make-up that should enable them to resist the deadly devil facial tumour disease. I’m happy for the devil but have you ever been close to them..It’s like watching the last days of a marriage break-up. Check
A new look to celebrate 2,500 posts over 8 years. Not a big deal but you have to admit, I do hang in there.