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Review: Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a novel by American writer Richard North Patterson. “Utterly compelling courtroom drama” Is what it reads on the back cover and I agree. Jumping back and forwards between high school and 28 years later present day this book tells the story of two close friends who are both joined in tragedies. The […]

Review: Jobs

A few weeks ago I saw the excellent “Springsteen & I” movie. One of the reviews made the comment “if you’re a fan of Springsteen you will love this movie … but you’ll probably already know most of this stuff”. I feel the same way about “Jobs”. It was a good movie but there was […]

Review: Mantra Amphora, Palm Cove

We spent 8 nights at Mantra in July. During this time the weather wasn’t great – it was warm (mid-20’s) but overcast and quite windy for a few of the days. Mantra was pretty good. In fact, I’d say it was great. My view might be tainted by our experience the 5 days previous at […]

Review: Mango Lagoon, Palm Cove

We spent 5 nights at Mango Lagoon in July. The Palm Cove weather was perfect, with sunny days and temperature in the mid-high 20’s. Mango Lagoon was OK. We had a good time, but it wasn’t until we moved to the Mantra, Palm Cove for the balance of our holiday that we realised why Mango […]

Tip: Fellowes Powershred DS-500C :: Fix when won’t shred

How I fixed my Fellowes Powershred DS-500C when it stopped shredding (but would still go in reverse)