Juliet is in Sydney for a couple of days. It’s the first time since we were married nearly 20 years ago that she’s been away without me, apart from a hospital visit to Perth. Her employers at the Tongue Thai’d restaurant organised and sponsored the trip. Matt and Pichai are obviously good bosses who also run an excellent Thai restaurant on Henley Beach Road. They left at 4.30am today and return on Tuesday morning. I don’t begrudge my wife the trip, but it’s strange to be home alone with three of the kids.
This picture shows the Google Street View of Commercial Street, Mount Gambier. The visual mapping service was launched in Australia today. The sheer enormity of the task is quite overwhelming to contemplate. I originally assumed they must be high-powered satellite images. Incredibly, a team of people drove around the country – and this is a [...]
Satellite navigation devices designed to guide drivers could prove even more dangerous distractions than using mobile phones at the wheel, according to a report in The Age. Road safety experts are urging motorists to use the devices with caution, warning that they could distract drivers and increase the risk of crashes. I’ve been surprised on [...]