Saturday, March 27, 2010

Seals at Curl Curl

Jessica Watson just mentioned in her Blog that she saw a seal float past.
This is from the Manly Daily, "IT’S not often you see a seal lazing away another day in the sun but it’s pretty impressive when your backyard includes such sights. Ray Ward obviously thought so when he snapped this seal at Curl Curl (right) taking a well-earned break from a day’s fishing." This seal hung around for a coupla days, so funny. 

Friday, March 26, 2010

Lol Hamilton fined for a Burnout in OZ.

Lewis Hamilton, after recording the fastest time for Sunday's Formula One Grand Prix, has been nabbed by the Police last night for doing a burnout in the city of Melbourne.

Senior police constable Scott Woodford said that a 25-year-old male, resident in Switzerland, was stopped at 9.15pm in the St. Kilda neighbourhood at the wheel of a brand new Mercedes.

He said the car, which had "accelerated heavily and lost traction to the rear wheels" in making a turn, had been impounded and was due to be released on Monday. "He's expected to be charged on summons with the offence of improper use of a motor vehicle," said Woodford. SMH March 27, 2010 - 10:27AM.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

UFO's over Sydney

Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' newspaper reported that Ufo's were photographed with an iPhone by..."Ms Hartigan said the main UFO then "shot off" above Governor Macquarie Drive at Chipping Norton, with the smaller UFOs zipping away in the opposite direction."

Must be a slow news day.
I remember making a few of these things when I was mucking around in the sand dunes.

Just get a jiffy fire-lighter, wire to hold it and a bit of string and an orange garbage bag (tougher)


A typical example
Here it is 2010 and they're still making news, lol.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Farkasova wins Gold at the Winter Paralympics!

Alpine Skiing - Women's Super-G - Visually Impaired


Gold Medallist.
Now she can get her eye fixed at least. A bit of a bummer about the surname. Unless she is a Lawyer or similar occupation.
(You'd think the official photo selected would show her with her correcting glasses on at least)
I just knew she'd win with such a great surname like that!
She ended up winning 3 gold medals! What a champion.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Happy St Patrick's day!

Ahhh ta be sure ta be sure! It’s Sain’ paddy’s day ma wee Lads and Lassies.

I thought I’d mention to you a road sign I saw on a windy mountain road, near the famous Johnny foxes pub, on the way to Dublin.
1st sign on a bend…Slow, next bend another sign…SLOW, two bends later another sign…SLOWER, lol.

There’s also a good Irish tip about how you should count the number of beans you eat with your meals.
Only count to 239 or otherwise it’ll be too farty. ☺

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ahh the world is getting back to normal

But, according to South Park golf is stupid again, lol.
Tiger Woods has announced that he will be playing the Masters at Augusta, Georgia, USA.
Oh yeah and he's still living in the same house with Elin. Did anyone know he was a father too?

Michael Clarke (Australian cricket captain in waiting) is going to still play cricket after splitting with fiancee Lara (Where the bloody hell are ya?) Bingle.
Gee, I wish guys like Clarkie (pic) would treat their girls better in public.
Get Your hands on their waist and not their ass!!!!

Michael Schumacher is back driving formula one cars.
Give him a rainy track and no-one will beat him.

NEWS Just in:
Brian Mc keever, the blind athlete denied a run at the Winter Olympics, has just won the Gold Medal in the 20km Cross country event in the Paralympics at Whistler. PLUSSSSSSSS: Today, march 17 in Whistler, Canada. He has just got the double. he got the gold in the 10km cross country event. Double PLUSSSSSSS: On the final Competition day March 21 he won his third gold medal in the 1km classic. This event requires you to survive a series of heats plus a final.
Gotta love ya sport!!!!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Jessica's book titles, LOL.

How to stuff up a blog in one go.
100 ways to remove blood stains from carpet.
Alone and un-assisted...Yeah, right!
The quest for a record that's not.
Who Lionhearted.
Jessica's blue wonderland.
A mad ride tethered to a Pink Lady.
Touche turtle Quest.
How to keep your teenage daughter busy.
Staying away from boys that reckon they're Mathew Flinders.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Blog madness!,_Ins_and_Outs/#comments_72185
I have today opened up a crack in Jessica's blog that may cause widespread destruction or good humour.

You see I have inserted a gif in her blog.
OK so that's no big deal, been done already, blah blah blah...


This gif has a link to an enormous variety of html codes for other gifs.
My tip is that from now on we won't be short of animative gifs in this blog, lol.

STOP PRESS: Andrew methinks is onto me. Oh well it was nearly 12 hours, lol. I didn't mean any harm but it was fun for a while. See Ya's. 

Friday, March 5, 2010

A nice spot for a hit

I thought I'd show you a nice place to play 9 holes of golf.
Palm Beach in Sydney.
You can see the course in the photo (taken from Barrenjoey Lighthouse) on the Pittwater side of the peninsular.
The soapie 'Home and Away' is filmed on both sides of the peninsular, you can see the wharf jutting out into Pittwater.
You can usually see a few white pointers from the fifth tee, lol.
Ya gotta love those European tourists lapping up the Aussie sun.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Lymphoma days

Recently a few people close to me have been diagnosed with cancer or had it reoccur somewhere else.
Here's some classic phrases I picked up during my treatment:

“You can get busy living or you can get busy dying.”   The Shawshank Redemption.

“It’s not necessarily the bugs on the outside but moreso the bugs on your insides that you have to be wary of.”     Bronwyn, Area Nurse for Northern Sydney Health.

“Normal? Look! There’s no such word.”    Meredith, Registered Nurse 12A RNSH.

The biggest advancements in cancer treatment over the years have been in the drugs to help you cope with the Chemo. These are generally the anti-nausea drugs.
Chemo is a mix of (poisonous) drugs taken over the course of a sitting which usually lasts 6 hours. If you have to get a blood transfusion this takes an extra 2 hours per bag of blood.

The biggest drag with Chemotherapy is that you have to be healthy to have it. Any time you get sick this delays the treatment.

The most dangerous time is when you have no white blood cells in your blood (Neutropenic) You have to be vigilant with Hygiene and avoid mouth ulcers and Hemorrhoids. This is the time that if you pick up swine flu, for example, you would be lucky to survive.

Hodgkins Lymphoma (Haematology) has a very high survival rate and is mostly caught by people over 55yrs old.
Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is usually Haematology (blood) and Oncology (tissue) and so the survival rate is varied according to the type of cancer.
Through my observations, Breast cancer is the scariest one because it is so deadly and can flare up anywhere in the body. To me it is the uncertainty that is the worst for a patient.

There appears to be a causal link with diet and sugar such as some carbohydrates (biscuits and white bread) with some cancers.
Mushrooms in the diet have been shown to reduce the likelyhood of Breast cancer in women.