The Fur Flies

So, this weekend we may have dodged a bullet. Our lemurs are very friendly, of course; we wouldn’t have an open section of the sanctuary if they were known for aggression. Vigorous as they can be with the furniture and the wires, this species is quite curious and gentle when it comes to humans. But …

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Superior Tunes

As a famous band once said, ‘The Winner’s Steaks Are Tall’. Ah yes, that 70s classic about winning a steak dinner, with the thickest, juiciest steaks on offer. Back then they used to sing about real things, like winning steak dinners and people who dressed up like soldiers to entertain audiences (‘Trooper Trouper’) even though …

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Proper Relationship

I realise that if you’re having neighbour problems, your local conveyancer isn’t your first port of call. Or really, your last port of call. In fact, they have nothing much to do with how you use your property once all the documents are signed. Isn’t that odd? I’ve always found that very odd, how you …

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Music of Pipes

Drains are so terribly musical. I have the utter privilege of having the room near the pipes in our apartment, and I’m talking the premium pipes, the ones that run through the entire building. They course through my bedroom wall, gurgling and splurging and wishing and washing, all night long. I actually pay slightly less …

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Cities of Solar!

Brisbane and solar power go together like concentrated yeast extract and toast. Like a grill and a burger. Like cold one and a hard day’s yakka. You’d think by now, the buildings in Brisbane would be coated in solar panels – just plastered in them. Maybe they should be making entire skyscrapers out of solar …

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