On Friday 15 March 2019, millions of students around the world participated in school strikes to speak out about climate change. If you believed the mainstream media news services and politicians, you would probably think the kids skipped school, yelled at the clouds, and then took off for a fast-food […]
I love any game that encourages enthusiasm and imagination in our children. Hell, I love any game that encourages that in ME!! But since I am such a big kid at heart, I consider myself an easy convert. The spawnlings, on the other hand, are a tougher group to impress. […]
I finally made time to sit down and watch the return of Doctor Who tonight. It’s the middle of school holidays here, with a gazillion things flying around our haphazardly scheduled lives. It would take a TARDIS with a bonus K-9 to find a spare moment for all of us […]
Best. Lunar Eclipse. Ever. (July 2018) Well, at least the longest. Which means more people can see it. And that’s pretty good in itself.
Did you really think I would forget about World Chocolate Day? It’s the most wonderful day of the year! A day to enjoy, explore, and excite your taste buds with a gift from the gods themselves: chocolate. However, you cannot truly celebrate World Chocolate Day with ordinary chocolate purchased at […]
Let’s be honest: I’m still recovering from Avengers: Infinity War (A: IW). Given I only saw A: IW a couple of weeks ago, it is still fresh in my mind. I, like many others, am desperate for a feel-good movie. Something to lighten the emotional weight now resting on my […]
It’s World Environment Day 2018, and I’ve been tagged! Help #BeatPlasticPollution and commit to change. I’m tagging GeekMom, Hoyts Cinemas, and Event Cinemas to join in too! Tag! You’re it!
We have had an … interesting week. In the grand scheme of things, it is fairly mild and moderate compared to others. And my ability to say that sentence comes with a fairly healthy dose of gratitude. EG Sinister had emergency surgery earlier this week. Without going into all the […]
Remember the last Lunar Eclipse visible in Australia? Last year, in 2017, just before the Solar Eclipse that sent everyone in the United States crazy (or at least a little crazier than usual)? Remember how it was at 3am? There was nothing partial about my dislike for waking up at […]
Message from Zaltu (4yo): Santa is Dead. Spread the Word.