Archive for December, 2004

New Year’s Eve Wish

Friday, December 31st, 2004

May 2005 be the happiest and most successful year of your life so far. May it come true! :-) Off to a dinner party with my boyfriend tonight. Caching in Rozelle tomorrow.

Exercise and weight loss

Friday, December 31st, 2004

From Techcentralstation Getting Exercised About Exercise By Sandy Szwarc Published 01/08/2004 To combat the obesity epidemic our government wants us to get into shape. Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's Shape Up America! has been updated with Shape Up & Drop 10 and Surgeon General David Satcher's 10,000 Steps Program. A ...


Thursday, December 30th, 2004

I really ought to choose a Fabulister programmer. Can't choose...too lazy...

Go West

Wednesday, December 29th, 2004

Go west! Life is peaceful there Go west! In the open air Now I've got that song stuck in my head. I did the Go West cache today. Go West by Odee McPodie S 33 34.766 E 151 18.545 This Cache is set in a very beautiful part of the world with great views. ...

Australian brush-turkey

Wednesday, December 29th, 2004

Saw an Australian brush-turkey near my house. It must have heard Xmas was over so it was safe to come out. ;-) They are supposed to live in rainforests. Nice to know brush-turkeys consider my area a rainforest.

Tsunami toll pushes 60,000

Wednesday, December 29th, 2004

From The Sydney Morning Herald: Tsunami toll pushes 60,000 December 29, 2004 - 8:03AM The sea and wreckage of coastal towns around the Indian Ocean yielded up tens of thousands of bodies today, pushing the toll from Sunday's tsunami close to 60,000. The apocalyptic destruction caused by the ocean surge dwarfed the ...


Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

I'm horrified at the ever increasing death toll from the tsunami. Why weren't people warned?

Total Bludge

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

Stayed in bed looking at the net on my iBook, reading my new books and eating chocolate. Then I went out to lunch. I don't get to bludge often so I'm making the most of it.


Monday, December 27th, 2004

The sales start today. I'm off to my boyfriend's house for a BBQ and I'm not going to the sales. I figure if I buy now, I'll save 50%, but there's nothing I need at the moment. So I won't buy and I'll save 100%.

Xmas DJ

Sunday, December 26th, 2004

I had my iPod and iBook, plus wireless broadband, at the family Xmas party tonight. I felt like an old time piano player at a party getting requests. When people saw I could get songs in seconds and play them on the stereo via my iTrip, I was inundated with ...

It must be Xmas

Sunday, December 26th, 2004

The most requested lyrics for Xmas day on Lyrics. Look at all the Xmas songs: 1. (54) Youp van 't Hek - Flappie 2. (46) Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby 3. (43) Boney M - Mary's Boy Child (oh My Lord) 4. (33) Boney M - Mary's Boy Child 5. (32) ...

Skye Elizabeth McPhee

Friday, December 24th, 2004

Went to the hospital today. Skye's looking healthy. She's having a little trouble getting used to breast feeding but she's learning fast. She's got a touch of jaundice but she and Heidi are so well that the doctor was fine with having them leave hospital today (they were supposed ...

Sign of the times

Friday, December 24th, 2004

Just had an e-mail from a friend: Please enjoy this lovingly hand-crafted email and have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year! Best wishes!

Over the sea to…missed it!

Friday, December 24th, 2004

Damn, I missed it. My best friend from school gave birth yesterday. I was supposed to come but she only called and text messaged my mobile. If she'd called me at home she would have found me. The first thing I knew about the birth was when I finally got around ...

Poor girl

Thursday, December 23rd, 2004

Yes, there really is a person named: Chew Shit Fun

Harry Potter 7 publishing date announced

Thursday, December 23rd, 2004

The next Harry Potter book will be published in July. It's already number 1 on Amazon.


Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004

So we've passed the summer solstice. The days seem ridiculously long. On Sunday after noon, we visited 4 caches (one twice), swam in the beach pool and had a chinese dinner outside. It only got really dark towards the end of dinner, around 9pm. I could live like this forever. ...


Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004

That feels better. Ive finally had some sleep. I cant write or think properly without it. Thank goodness for the holidays. Im going to hightail it over to grandma today. Im shocked to hear how badly shes doing. She wont know who I am (she thought I was Mum the last ...

Xmas lunch

Tuesday, December 21st, 2004

Work's xmas lunch today at the Terrace. Great food. Everyone kept checking out the wind up torch I bought for my boss.


Monday, December 20th, 2004

So I enrolled in any old subject today, just so that I don't get penalized for not being enrolled. In February, I'll need to withdraw from that subject and (hopefully by then) enroll in the two subjects I want to do.