It’s boiling in Sydney – 38 degrees Celsius. That’s a balmy 100.4 Fahrenheit for OtherWorlders. My deck plants look like they need Viagra. What can you do to stay cool in hot weather? … More ERck…It’s HOT!! – What to do when you start to fry – 15 great tips.
I enjoy a good TV emergency. It’s shocking, and I spend a lot of time rolling my eyes, but it’s also an education on how to, and how NOT to behave in an emergency situation. Though I’ll never be the one who has hiked off into the Snowy Mountains with children, only one Snickers in my pocket and one bar of battery in my phone, I wondered if I would ever get to demonstrate my superior behaviour when it comes to dialling Emergency 000. Well, I did. … More Ringing Emergency 000 – My first time.
Contrary to political correctness my ‘smacking hand’ gets very twitchy this time of year when I begin to hear the refrain….”I haven’t got anything to do…” Instead of using the electric cattle prod, (which was my first idea)….perhaps try these – … More The “I’m Bored” Backhander (or A Guide to School Holiday Woes 101)
Chop up your used Christmas cards to make gift tags for next year – 10 seconds per card! … More Recycled Christmas Card Gift Tags – in 10 seconds.
Most resolutions last about as long as the bang of the crackers at midnight. I’m pretty sure it’s a syndrome, New Year’s Amnesia. This enigmatic phenomena is not caused by alcohol or drugs, but our inability to plan our way out of a wet paper bag. For some people, who are unable to plan a drink in a brewery at the best of times, it is nigh impossible to forge ahead with a resolution. … More Resolution Amnesia – the New Year’s Syndrome.
Bored with your average Christmas Tree? 12 Tips for a gorgeous, colourful, loaded-with-love family tree. What decorations you choose, and why. … More The Decoration Saturation – (or How to re-load your Christmas Tree with Love)
“What?? – A christmas card?” It’s November. “What the Hell??? I’m getting a headache, there’s only 33 more days left to think of a pile of ingenious gifts. 😦 … More The November/Christmas Contradiction