Nice one, SXSW. Way to promote irony. Next year’s SXSW Interactive looked to be shaping up quite nicely. With some featured speakers like Jim Bankoff (Vox Media) and Pete Cashmore (Mashable Inc), the focus was on social developments and progress into the future. Which is what SXSW is supposed to be […]
Halloween is just around the corner. Seriously. It’s like Saturday. This Saturday. If you haven’t organised yourself yet, you’re kind of in trouble. Or super-relaxed. In which case, I like your style. Pumpkin carving, however, is one of those Halloweeny things you really should have thought of earlier. Because now you’re tight on […]
Great opportunity for a lesson in density. Not only will the spawnlings understand a basic scientific concept, but it will help them understanding other minions in the world – like politicians.
Here’s a statement I never imagined typing on my blog: Apparently, a bird shitting on you or your house is good luck. Now, I don’t know if this is an Australian thing or an acceptable belief system around the world. But let’s go with it for a minute. It starts […]
A little while ago, I came across an awesome woman, Rebecca Millar from Geek Grrls. A humble mum in Australia, who is studying and working while being … well, an awesome mum. At first, I shared her Facebook Page, aimed purely at her ability to transform the most horrid of Bratz or […]
Life skills. It’s all about the life skills. And with spawnlings, it’s all about how you SELL those life skills. Today, let’s focus on cleaning. *that choking, warbling sound you may hear in the background is EG Dad as he cracks up laughing, then stumbles across the EG Lair, stepping […]
Every now and then, I receive an invite to some special promotional event. Some new book launch, a celebration at the local comic book store, card game tournaments at the game shop. Whatever the event, if it is geeky enough and of benefit to our ‘world domination plans’, then I’ll […]
Travel is very important in world domination. If you really want to take over a world, you need to know the world you are taking over. Take the Romans for example. Forget about Nero (though, we’ll come back to him another day – he is useful to our story-telling in […]