Friday, June 25, 2010

Speling Mistakes

Ha ha ha.
OK, I am guilty of quite a few typos, sorry, typographical errors. Pure laziness, on my part. I also write the way I speak, especially in casual mediums, like email, or this blog, so I am always making grammatical errors.

However, I just got my son's report card. There are quite a few spelling mistakes in the comment sections. What, they don't have spell chuck?

Come on guys, this is a formal document. I still have report cards from my primary school days, so this is a document that will be kept for long time. Not to mention, passed around Grandparents, and doting Aunties.

Our Red House: Australia's New Prime Minister

Our Red House: Australia's New Prime Minister

The New Prime Minister

There's quite a bit of blogging buzz about Australia's new prime minister.

OK, OK. I get it, she's a chick. Whoo-hoo.

Problem is, she wasn't elected by me. Did you vote for her?

I'm not convinced that Rudd was doing a great job. However, that should have been sorted out at the next election.
I feel that my democratic rights have been impinged.
A few elite politicians shouldnt be able to make massive decisions about our country's leadership.
That's what is so worrying about this.
i just realised something pretty obvious.

Ages ago you used to get charged for how many hours you were online, not how much you downloaded/uploaded.

I remember my mum yelling at me to turn the dialup modem off, because while it was connected, we were paying.

So, it was totally in the interests of the provider to supply a slow connection.
Now, we get charged by the amount of downloads/uploads, so the providers want us to have the fastest connections they can provide....

They want us to be able to download movies and watch streaming tv, and rack up charges...

just a random connection i made....

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

the fail whale

so cute, i want to punch it in the face

Does anyone else feel this isn't democratic?

Does anyone else feel that it's not really fair for the Labor Caucus to suddenly try to replace our prime minister?

It's basically an impeachment.
Has he done anything wrong? Illegal?

How can a few people decide for the entire country, without a vote?

Can't they just wait until the election, to change the party's leader?

Julia Gillard wasn't voted for by me nor anyone else.

I protest.

It's an incredibly bad time for the nation to have leadership changes. The last thing Australia needs is political instability to add to economic instability.

If caucus votes Kevin Rudd out, can an election be forced by the opposition?

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
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I clicked on one of those ads: you know "stay at home mum loses weight by using our product..."
I don't know why I did. Desperation?
Anyway, it was talking about "negative calories". The premise being that your body uses more calories to burn certain foods, than the foods themselves contain.
For only 6 easy payments of $66.60 plus p&h, and my first born daughter's soul, I could recieve an ebook listing all these wonder foods. Whatever.
I assume the first 50 food items are lettuces.

Then I started thinking, that practically anything you grow, or make can be classified as negative or nearly neutral calories. Digging a vegie patch, turning the compost, squatting down to weed the garden, all burn calories. So anything I grow, while not only being yummier, also burns more calories than are in the final product.

So if I break a sweat kneading bread, can I eat the whole loaf by myself? And since my mixer broke, any cakes, muffins or brownies I make have to be whisked by hand. Which, by the way, really kills my upper arm. Therefore, not only do they not contain nasty 200s, but they could be approaching neutral calories.

Ha Ha Ha, I'm pretty sure negative calories is hogwash. 1000 calories is 1000 calories whether its a ton of carrots or a cheeseburger.