Made Scents

In the same primary school year that I wore shorts every day (as a well insulated chubby kid), I learnt my first French word, 'fenêtre'. Sure, it was impossibly close to the Italian translation of 'window' but I was stoked because at 8 years of age, I KNEW 3 languages. For the remainder of the…

Resourcefulness

Once upon a time, a very old hammer's handle broke - the wood splintered and was placed in a pile of old wood (neatly of course) to increase the height of the pile to a smidge over two foot. The son of the aforementioned hammer's owner, upon witnessing the event, asked for the quazillionth time,…

Sandwich Maker

Allow me to set the scene for the following post. To assist, can you please offer your imagination, and a means of counting for 30 seconds. Use an app. Look at a watch/clock. Use the old  “ Elephant ... 1... Elephant ... 2 ... Elephant ... 3 ... “ out loud technique. Whatever you choose,…

Flocked Hangers

I've always believed there is no greater sound to hear at random, to hear from my own mouth, or to incite from someone, than laughter. Even when I look at the word 'laugh', it makes me laugh. L. A. U. G. H. equals "LARF". I know that a quick search on it's etymology will give…

Quiz Time

So I thought I'd break things up with a lengthy questioned, yet relatively short, quiz. Oddly, at least 30 more questions were available, but they were cut for interest's sake. Rest assured, there are no wrong answers. In fact, there are only right answers because, and I quote (myself), "to have AN answer is to…

Remote Control

Everybody who owns a TV will have a story to tell about the remote control (from here forth to be known as 'the remote'). It may be about flat batteries (quick tip: smashing the remote against the base of your palm where it meets your wrist, will not bring the batteries to life). It may…

Take A Seat

Did you know that Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate is a molecule consisting of a long nonpolar hydrocarbon chain and a polar sulfate end group - the combination of which make it a surfactant? Or did you know that Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is an organic compound that is a water-soluble quaternary ammonium derivative of guar gum? Not…

Basics

Today I detailed the items in my lounge room Large comfy couch Little bit smaller than large comfy couch Couple nice cushions Canvas print on the wall Little round side table Couple footstools - each with a removable 'lid' for storage Console table with beautiful wooden bowl Easy to tend plant - in a bucket,…

3 Ingredients + Salt

Preface. In the following instance, salt is deemed a seasoning. Epilogue On occasion, chicken wings invoke thoughts of '90s commercials - click here. On occasion, chicken wings invoke thoughts of crazy tv characters dancing - click here. On occasion, chicken wings invoke thoughts of real people dancing - nothing to click here - and I…