Monthly Archives: March 2014

Olympus Stylus 1

First off, as a photographer, I can flat out say judging a camera by ‘pixel peeping’ a waste of time, unless you’re planning to put your photos on a billboard or the side of a bus. Most images are printed … Continue reading

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Oy, won’t they ever go away or just shut up

Creationists just can’t get it through their heads. Their “book’ is a compilation of stories and fables. You wouldn’t give equal time (inferring equal credence) to Flat Earthers during a NASA program, so giving the loonie group from “Answers in … Continue reading

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Another small sign of improvement

Last night, Wing and I went to Cottesloe Beach, to photograph the “Sculptures by the Sea”. The first year, we went, it was hellish for me. Bad back, weak leg, walking on shifting sand. I had to sit down every … Continue reading

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Fred Phelps is dying

And I have to admit, I will not shed one single tear for him. I won’t, as he and his cult would do, crow about the death of someone, but neither shall I mourn. He is a vile example of … Continue reading

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Bull$hit from Amazon dot com

I emailed both Amazon Kindle and Amazon, asking why was a certain e-book 4 times the cost, and why was I being forced to use Amazon Australia? I would much rather pay US dollars for my e-books, even with the … Continue reading

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Dear Amazon Australia – You suck.

I went to go purchase this 18 page short story, and thought, ok 99 cents…sure. I login to my Amazon account, and get hit with this: The price almost quadrupled. A short story, 18 pages, on Amazon dot Com US … Continue reading

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Marvel DVD/Video Viewing time line/Line-up

Iron Man, Thor, Avengers, Captain America, Hulk Captain AmericaHulkIron ManIron Man 2ThorAvengersIron Man 3Thor – Dark World That looks about right, yes?

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We did the “Time Warp” again!

It’s astounding.. time is fleeting. Madness .. takes its toll. (Please have exact change ready) I had wondered how they were going to do the opening of the stage production, seeing how the movie starts. They had an old style … Continue reading

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Annoyance: Companies that can’t grasp the fact it’s a GLOBAL economy, and GeoBlock.

Case in point: Olympus Australia, the micro 4/3s accessories. The Accessory Port and Hot Shoe covers are easily lost. You can’t find them on the Olympus Au site at all. You can, however, find them on the Olympus USA site. … Continue reading

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Windows 8 ‘lets see just how stupid this is’ function.

I applied Windows 8 security updates and rebooted. Turns out the security update wiped my Microsoft Live login password. On top of that, I couldn’t remember it, so couldn’t login to Windows. Just under the “wrong password/email” message was their … Continue reading

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