It’s always intriguing when someone takes a pre-existing product or service and twists it into an essential, must-have solution to our crappy lives.
Whereas before we didn’t have need for coffee on-tap, automatic coffee machines are the latest kitchen necessity. In the past, we used to have conversation, now families can sit quietly in the same room and concentrate on their own self-swiping research – last night I window shopped for a car, my wife was caught in message banter with her sister and my children were absorbed in a virtual reality game on the planet Zorg where parental intrusion was forbidden. All quiet, no need for discourse – except we didn’t need electronic aides in the past – newspapers, phones and books provided all of that. Continue reading →
My children love to make gifts and surprise me often – they’re at that age where painting, drawing, folding, gluing and cutting are all novel and important tools for later life. Their enthusiasm is unbridled when a birthday or fathers day comes round, let alone Xmas – quite sweet actually. Continue reading →
Celebrate Recreation Day with James Harvest Premium Shirts
If you’re lucky enough to live in Northern Tasmania, you’ll have enjoyed Recreation Day on Monday as compensation for the South’s Regatta Day. And why not? You guys work as hard as the rest of us…well almost as hard as Victorians with their further day of rest for a horse race. Continue reading →
Sitting in a cafe observing life as new tyres are fitted to my car. I used to work in a restaurant/cafe/bar and picked up a few valuable life skills and tips along the way – like how to draw the perfect cup of tea, how to express a decent cup of coffee and how to negotiate with angry customers. Continue reading →
Point of Difference: “going slightly potty” is quite different to “I go potty”, as is “I’m going to get promotional seedpots“… Let’s assume the later is on your mind – and consider some of the benefits coming to those who decide to invest in old, arable technology! Continue reading →
Get Your Figures in Order with a Promotional Calculator!
How many times in the last year have you needed to use a calculator? Chances are that like our office straw-poll, many times! In a busy commercial environment, we all have need to tote up figures, subract, divide & multiply. Continue reading →
Well, haven’t we arrived?! NOT only do we have at our disposal fantastic digtal tablets but we have now graduated onto promotional corporate ipad stands replete with attractive branding and courtesy of our generous and clever boss-cocky, a killer 2 for 1 price deal! Continue reading →
My daughter asked me yesterday if pens were around when I was a boy…”in the olden days”… That cracked me up – the perception of time and place, and how children have very little concept of where they are in the Universe and of what occurred before them. Continue reading →
As the sole male in my house, I live a life that is strangely immersed yet distinct from my family. There are discussions I am not aware of, and deals and arrangements that do not include me. Does that sound bad? Like I’ve been excluded from the bossom of my kith and kin? Continue reading →