It’s an old saying, but one that might be nearing the end of it’s lifespan. An Austrian supermarket is now offering pre-peeled bananas.
To save you clicking on the link (which you’re going to do anyway, because you won’t believe me when I explain it), they are taking a banana – which you’ll recall is . . . → Read More: Wednesday Rant: Make like a banana and split…
Last night, I went running. I say last night, but since I’m writing this post on Wednesday afternoon, it’s going to be tonight. But by the time you read this, it will be last night. I may let you know how it went.
Other times I go to the gym and lift weight. Just small . . . → Read More: Forget lifting weights…
I know a few Splatters will be back at work today, so I thought we could make you think.
Every year on New Year’s Eve, a friend from Facebook and her gathered friends will put together a list of predictions.
One of them must be personal and the other is usually related to politics or . . . → Read More: Predictions for 2013
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
I doubt that any of us missed the news about what happened to the school in Connecticut, or the stabbings of the children in China. Even the stories of the teachers selflessly sacrifing themselves or acting quickly to save their students only sadden, as their actions were necessary for a small ray of hope in . . . → Read More: Mournful Monday
So, most of you will know that I was recently in Malaysia. I blogged a bit while over there and I thought I would share that with you as a post. Perhaps triggering memories of travel of your own you may like to share.
I put some photos on IMGUR which you can look at. . . . → Read More: A Splatter in Malaysia
Last weekend, Smoph & I went out to the movies and saw “Hysteria“. Aside from the social issues discussed in the movie directly, one of the things that struck me was the opening scenes in a Victorian-era hospital, where the young Dr. Granville argues with his superior over the need to use clean bandages on . . . → Read More: Medicine in the future
The zombie apocalypse is coming, we all know that. What do you think will be the five most important things that will help you to survive the zombie apocalypse and why?
Over the past couple of years I have noticed a definite increase in the number of unsolicited door-to-door salespeople knocking on my door. Recently they’ve been touting how I should change the company that provides my electricity but they’ve been for everything from the local Tae Kwon Do dojo to mobile phones and Foxtel. (As . . . → Read More: Door-to-door: outdated or in revival?
Last Friday, I wanted a doughnut.
The background to this is that Smoph was trying out a new cafe, and sent me an SMS to tell me that she’d had one. A flurry of text-based conversation ensued, culminating in my posing the question as to why she had not purchased me one as well. A . . . → Read More: But I want a doughnut…