Saturday, December 31, 2005

Happy New Year

And that is all I have to say on the matter, hic!

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Only a Week to Go

So far there are many rumblings and whispers about what will be seen at next weeks CES.

From 4GB Micro drives to DirecTV for mobile phones, Blue-Ray DVD Burners, Wifi Camera's,

I have had my invitations for a couple of the Keynote Speeches,
Larry Page, co founder of Google and Howard Stringer top man at Sony.

To type a little faster than using the built in keyboard, I have ordered a BT Folding Keyboard from Expansys to help me write my blog. Made by Think Outside, the Stowaway BT Keyboard and Optical Mouse (yep it really does come with a Mouse, for a PDA) should do the Job, and stop my fingers from tingling.

Monday, December 26, 2005

That's Christmas over with

That's Christmas over with
Originally uploaded by glowgadgets.
Oh dear, children really shouldn't eat so many sweets and chocolates. It really does turn them into mini psyco's.

How parents who always give their kids sweets stay sane, I will never know. But the difference in my two was terrifying.

We visited family and came to realise that giving gifts to adults is a waste of time.

Nobody should give in order to receive, but you go to all the trouble of finding what you hope are suitable gifts for everyone. Then, it turns out that you are obviously not worth the same effort (to some)

No one wants a last minute gift grabbed from the nearest gas station. Box of crap chocolates and a bunch of wilted flowers.

"Why not throw in a bag of coal and a litre of multigrade?"
I want people to at least think about me in advance!

Christmas is not about the act of giving, it's about the act of considered giving.
Erm... and its about the baby Jesus too ( so I have heard).

Who wants a plastic twirling usless thing worth less than a quid?. Save your money or give it to charity. Don’t waste it buying crap no one wants or needs.

We got a great gift from 2 friends of ours, (Andy & Ann - thanks ;) it was from a website called it allowed them to buy a Charity gift FROM us for us!

What I mean is they bought Honey Bees that would be given to a Third World family to farm their own Honey. Really, I'm not kidding.

When this family makes a success of their venture, they give a few Bees to someone else in need of them, and give away or trade surplus Honey.

Seems like a much better idea to me than wasting your money on unwanted tat.

Well, that’s my moan over with. Something to think about.

Maybe there are other sites that do a similar thing. Let me know.

So this means, No gifts next year folks. Well the kiddies can get all the usual gifts and treats, I'm not a Monster, but once they hit 16, they can have the Bees.

Have a wicked New Year.