Project 365: Week 13

My week in photos as part of Project 365: Thursday 26 March 2009 The result of clicking and dragging the Task Manager while your computer is crashing. Friday 27 March 2009 The hubby askes me to make some beer labels for his home brew. I have lots of fun, including putting the notes “Unknown %…

I’ve Been Plagiarised!

Wow. I found out that a woman running a food blog totally ripped off my photo of the Jack Frooze cocktails I invented, and copied my recipe almost word for word (this is a cached page that may expire soon). The only original thing was that she called it a Jackfruit Smoothie and her minor…

Poor Mr Warren

I was shocked today to read that a teacher was stabbed at my old school Avondale College. I was even more shocked to find out that the teacher was Mr Warren – my Japanese teacher for most of the four years that I studied Japanese. Luckily the injuries were not life threatening and Mr (David)…

Effortless Hula Hooping

While the craze surrounding hula hooping is happening among “big” girls, we are reminded that little girls have always had fun with this toy. The video below is of my four year old niece who looks as though she could hula hoop in her sleep if she wanted to. By the way, the only reason…

Glad It’s Not Me

This evening I switched the channel over and a show called Another 101 Things Removed from the Human Body was on. The current “thing” was a tumour the size of a head. Next there was a hernia that caused a woman’s stomach to hang over her knees as it carried her intestines. She had about…

To Be a Kid Again

How cool would it be to be a kid again? Especially one having a birthday party! Chips, cheerios, fruit kebabs, fairy bread, sausage rolls and a lolly train cake! This train cake took three of us about two hours to make, and the cake was already baked beforehand. It’s a basic butter cake with butter…

What’s that Smell

Let’s talk about smells – in particular body odour. I don’t mean the occasional fluff – “better an empty house than bad tenants” I’ve been told, I mean the odours that spawn from a lack of personal hygiene. Not a nice subject but I really think some people don’t know that their emanations are offensive.…

The Hatching

Well I finally got around to getting my blog set up. It was quite a learning curve trying to get WordPress set up on a subdomain but I got there in the end – welcome to Eggshell Green!