British retailer Marks & Spencer, in conjunction with Oxfam, have been doing a bit of research into clothes styling in relationships.
Among the findings was that, for the first few months (the honeymoon phase) of a relationship, you can pretty much get away with most things you’re wearing.
But after that, your partner will . . . → Read More: Wh/sWW – What is he/she Wearing on Wednesday?!?!
As I write this, evening is drawing to a close on ANZAC Day. Flipping through the TV channels, I flaw an old re-run of M.A.S.H.
It’s a poignant reminder of the realities of war. No, seriously. The series largely revolves around the practical jokes and hijinks of the doctors and nurses in the hospital. It’s . . . → Read More: FOF – Focus on the good times
I walked into the Officeworks store and looked left and then right. I was surprised by the mirrored end wall to my right, but then realised it was there to make the store look bigger as it was a bit on the small side for an Officeworks store. It was certainly an impressive expanse of . . . → Read More: On reflection, I must have looked a bit of a goose.
Some headlines just sort of grab your attention:
Wanted: ‘Adventurous woman’ to give birth to Neanderthal man – Harvard professor seeks mother for cloned cave baby
Professor George Church of Harvard Medical School believes he can reconstruct Neanderthal DNA and resurrect the species which became extinct 33,000 years ago.
He believes his . . . → Read More: Ladies, are you feeling adventurous?
My great-grandmother, if my mother’s second-hand tales are to be believed, was more than a little unbalanced.
Throwing your daughter out 70 years ago, when she had brought no disgrace to your door, was not what one would call normal behaviour.
She is an example of a branch of the tree some of my family . . . → Read More: The apple and the tree
I know that many of you are, like me, concerned about the state of the environment today. Even before the Climate Change discussions, there has been much discussion of the impact humans on on the environment.
So, when we hear of yet another species which is close to extinction due to human action, that’s surely . . . → Read More: Extinction of a species
Since I was a little girl, I have dreamt of going to Antarctica. When Dot met the Whale and dived beneath the ice, all I’ve wanted was to do that too (suspending disbelief of course).
For me, it was always about the whales. Regulations prevent you from getting too close (for your own safety of . . . → Read More: Antarctica: A Frozen Paradise
Time magazine choose a ‘person of the year’ and give them a magazine cover. Those are chosen by Time editors.
Seeing as Splatters are generally more intelligent, who would you choose as your ‘person of the year – 2012’?
You must say who, and why you choose them. If there are any honourable mentions . . . → Read More: Splatbody of the year
In preparing for my brief stay in hospital this week, I bought an iPad and downloaded some ebooks. I bought eight new ones (suddenly got hooked on John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War series) and downloaded nine free ones, mostly classics (and one zombie novella because it was free and had zombies). And, as I was . . . → Read More: What to read?