Blog: Business

R2-D2 Lives Closeby

R2-D2 lives in my neighbour’s paddock A flash of colour in my periphery followed by a shovelling sound announces his presence. 2 paddocks away along the fence line. I hesitate, turning slowly in his direction, unsure if I’m imagining things. Nope, there he is. In a...

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Face-full of water

First the hose got jammed in the fence. Then I had to herculean lift it 2m into the air. Then the plastic attachment broke spraying litres of water into the air.Then the hose tangled and got a kink in it… it was endless. What on earth? Last weekend I was cleaning my...

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She got shitty with me!

All they’ve done is answer the phone. No selling required for them. I prequalified myself. But one company, on a $500 purchase, got shitty with me on the phone. read more

You’re once, twice, three times… error

The temperature dropped markedly as I clicked the ‘save as’ button. Nothing. I tried again. Nothing. Panic welled in my chest. I couldn’t lose this document and the last 2 hours of my work. I tried for a third time and this time got the message “log into office 365”. read more

Don’t try this at home

As he ran in front of my bonnet (as was his right - he was on the pavement), without breaking stride, he lifted his left hand up to his mouth and sucked hard on a lit cigarette. What the hell?!? read more