Archive for September, 2012

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

High Speed Internet

I have seen quite a few surveys lately that include a question about whether I have access to high speed internet. I always answer NO because I only have a slow ADSL2+ connection which is theoretically only capable of about 20Mbit/s and where I only get about 4Mbit/s connection speed. In my opinion a high […]
Thursday, September 20th, 2012


I have seen a lot in the new lately about bullies of all different types. Two particular types of bullies seem to be getting a lot of attention lately. The first is internet bullies – these are people who make use of social media on the internet to post personal attacks against selectd people. Unfortunately […]
Saturday, September 15th, 2012

New Caledonia Ad

The radio ad for New Caledonia caught my attention but only because of the accent and the way that “unique experience” ends up sounding like “eunuch experience” – OUCH.
Thursday, September 13th, 2012


There was some discussion about funerals on the radio this morning. Apparently our prime minister’s father had decided that he didn’t want a funeral and so no funeral was being organised. The discussion was about how rare that situation is and how it can be difficult to convince the funeral home that no funeral is […]