Is cashless one benefit of COVID-19?

It has been muted as a possibility here in Australia for years, the possibility of our going cashless, doing away with notes and coins all together. However, we never quite seem to make it. We were early adopters of EFTPOS technology, in fact I believe a testbed for the British-developed technology, and we took to... Continue Reading →

Remembering to move; Stretching

I’ve been working from home now for weeks, with this cane a definite change in how my work day panned out. At work my day would involve occasional meetings, getting up from the desk to make a coffee or to assist members of the office with problems they might be experiencing. Since working from home,... Continue Reading →

Docking my Mac

Today, I finally headed to JB HiFi to purchase a mini docking station for my MacBook Pro that might allow me to hook both external monitors up. I've had this with my work Dell laptop since working from home, however it's one sluggish beast, especially this past week I've noticed when working on spreadsheets, it... Continue Reading →

Walking off Easter

How was Easter for you? Did you chocolate too excess as I did? I managed three hazelnut Lindt bunnies, two milk chocolate Lindt bunnies and a Ferrero Rocher squirrel, all this in just one week, oh my. I did show at least some restraint in that I didn’t have a single hot cross bun this... Continue Reading →

Zoom for Mental Health

Yesterday, the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) ran a Zoom session for members specifically related to COVID-19, mental health and working at home. The session was delivered by Professor Nicholas Procter from the University of South Australia, where he is also Chair in Mental Health Nursing. Professor Procter's session was excellent and informative, providing useful... Continue Reading →

Just hope it survives

At work to celebrate the organisation’s turning 25 years in 2017 they gave each staff member a succulent. I think it was intended to represent something designed to last, unfortunately they hadn’t known my ability to kill all think plant kingdom and it was dead three months later; I was apparently over watering it. At... Continue Reading →

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