In that murky area at the back of the second drawer

……. But? What happens if you’re halfway up the stairs?

Sweeping thoughts

I’m at that age now where my memory is trying to delude me. I have times where I walk purposefully into a room and stop just in the doorway and ask myself, why? Why am I in this room? What did I come here for? I will stand there for a matter of seconds, waiting, …

Do you buy online? Retailers say they don’t like it when you do this. But here’s why we do it.

Look after your 'on feet' customers

Well I should really change the heading to: These are my experiences as to WHY I buy online whenever able. The only things that I don’t really like buying online are shoes and clothing. The first is obvious. There are so many different ‘sizes’ in shoes. Whereas once upon a time I knew that a …

Blocking Stupidity or Stupidity Blocking?

Try it another way, unless it's a square peg and a round hole!

The title of this blog came from the other night when I arrived home from work. It was cold, cold for Auckland anyhow, and I had worked a couple of extra hours overtime so I was sort of over it! Him-indoors would probably say that I am always like I was that night – a …

Carless days for Auckland City

carless days in Auckland

Congestion on the roads in Auckland is getting worse – apologies to the rest of the country, yes you do have your queues but Auckland is the topic of the day at present . It’s a fact. I have travelled the Auckland roads for near on 50 years (give or take). I won’t go into …

The sense that tells you ….

... but does it?

We all know we shouldn’t do it without at least looking first. Human nature tells us, “No, pull it out fully before you put your hand in,” but we don’t. It’s the same when we hold our hand under the tap, waiting for it to get hot, hot enough to what? Burn us? But yes …