So I have been busy with a myriad of life challenges, and my blog has suffered (and my health, but darn it this cold shall not win!). I have a few delightful posts on paper prepared, but to keep you going until I get around to typing it all up (on my decrepit laptop) here … Continue reading
At the end of September 2013 I was taken up in a plane (a 1960 Auster AOP.9 XN441, which was a British military air observation aircraft (‘Air Observation Post’) produced by Auster Aircraft Ltd no less). The reason was to give me an opportunity to look at wind turbines and PV arrays across the area. … Continue reading
Nobody seems to want a wind turbine near them. I confess, I have not experienced being near one. However, my personal view is that I like them. They remind me of car journeys when dad would suddenly shout: ‘Look Nat! the turbines!” They are connected to happy memories for me, but I understand that some … Continue reading
Kimi to Boku, by Kiichi Hotta, is a slice of life anime and manga about four boys entering high school. They have been friends since kindergarten, two are twins, one is basically the feminine role of the group, and the fourth is a moody bespectacled lad who doesn’t seem to want to be friends with … Continue reading
The Launceston Area Methodist Circuit are planning a rather awesome looking community facility. Personally, I am backing this project all the way, but I have to stay objective and unbiased for the paper.