Scallywag

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

~ Socrates ~

Archive for October, 2012

Why are weddings so special?
What is it about a wedding?

Funny Wedding Thoughts

October 31st, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 52 secs

Why are weddings so special?

What is it about a wedding? All the hoopla about sending the couple off on their new adventure together. Then, mere weeks later, it’s back to work as usual. Special treatment finishes, budgets blown, and the new bride’s parents are left counting the cost for a wedding that could have put them in debt. Read the rest of this entry »

You deserve a bit of peace everyday.
How much peace are you getting?

Peace To You

October 30th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 54 secs

You deserve a bit of peace everyday.

Did you get any peace today? What about the day before? Or, the day before that? I suspect most of us don’t get enough moments of peace to balance out the stresses and strains of daily demands. Read the rest of this entry »

What makes you think we've got any funny quotes?
Please, no funny quotes. This is my day job.

What Funny Quotes?

October 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 40 secs

What makes you think need funny quotes?

When it comes to funny quotes or sayings some people manage to reel them off without hesitation. While others, go into sustained silence, struggling to think of anything even vaguely amusing. If you ever find yourself feeling stuck for funny quotes about life then these are for you: Read the rest of this entry »

Who says we watch too much TV?
What makes you think we watch too much TV?

TV: What’s The Big Deal Anyway?

October 28th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 19 secs

Who says we watch too much TV?

Think of TV and what do you picture? High definition? TV dinners? Or, TV blaring loudly in the background? Yesterday, I talked about TV online and the way it is changing. But TV’s reach deserves more discussion than that because its greatest impact isn’t technological. It’s personal. Read the rest of this entry »

How many people do you know who watch TV online?
Like to watch TV online? You're not the only one.

Do You Watch TV Online?

October 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 53 secs

How many people do you know who watch TV online?

Forget pay TV, people are now turning over to watch TV online. Ever since Australians began turning to television back in 1956, new viewing benefits have inspired an enthusiastic response. Read the rest of this entry »

Linked in or sleeping in?
How linked in to everything should we be?

Are You Too Linked In?

October 26th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 24 secs

Linked in or sleeping in?

With life getting so busy, do you ever feel you are too linked in to find private time for yourself? Read the rest of this entry »

What are your stories?
Where do your stories come from?

Stories You Tell Yourself

October 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 53 secs

What are your stories?

Behind the stories we tell everyone else, there are stories we tell ourselves. These differ from the favorite tales we convey to family and others. We recount them because they’re disturbing, funny, or in some way able to impress. Read the rest of this entry »

Personal disasters often call for tough decision-making.
What can you do to deal with disaster?

How Disaster Hits You

October 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 54 secs

 

Personal disasters often call for tough decision-making.

You know disaster. If you don’t yet, then get ready. Because you know bad things happen. Read the rest of this entry »

How boring does life have to be?
 

Boring!

October 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 56 secs

How boring does life have to be?

Nobody warns you how boring life can be, do they? Nor do they ever offer much of solution to frustration it causes. Read the rest of this entry »

Books the good old fashioned way. But are they here to stay?
How do you like your books?

Are Books Still Better?

October 22nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 24 secs

Books the good old fashioned way. But are they here to stay?

Google may be good but there’s still a place for books. Despite all the pressure on kids to give page turning the flick, books persist. Even e-books, which straddle the reading divide and allow a somewhat book-ish experience, still haven’t quite got it. Real books are in a class of their own. Read the rest of this entry »