Enwipenment

Enwipenment

Not so many moons ago, my life was drastically altered.   After I came across this unassuming little advert on the television…       And I simply fell in love with it !!   I think more than anything else, it was the service technician’s total nonchalance that was the...
Your Help is Needed.

Your Help is Needed.

I’m sure you’ve probably heard the following quotation before…   Sometimes it is attributed to the Bible, and other times to an ancient Chinese proverb…   “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.  Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.”  ...
Dreams of an Insomniac

Dreams of an Insomniac

Mnyeeownn-bonk-squeak-squeak-clatter-bonk – BLINK!!   Flight GW350 from the land of nod has just landed. I blink and I am awake. It is ten to four in the morning, and I am awake enough to realise that I have woken up asking myself the question: God dammit, why am I...
Emergency!! Who you gonna call?

Emergency!! Who you gonna call?

Picture this if you will…   EMERGENCY!!   After a long hard day at work, you’re finally home with your family. The kids are fed and you’re all comfortably resting together in your living room. The children engrossed in the imaginative use of their playthings....
Intensified?

Intensified?

As you might very correctly imagine…   I’m on a hell of a lot of mailing lists these days. Partly because I’m totally enthralled by all the tricks of the marketing trade (yes I really am that sad). And partly because I’m a sucker for anything that costs far more...
The Electric Drill

The Electric Drill

DIY enthusiasts all around the world can thank an Aussie for this indispensable piece of equipment.   The Electric Drill.   It was way back in 1889, that Australian electrical engineer Arthur James Arnot patented the world’s first electric drill. And this...

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