Candidate for US President

Barack Obama is new face of the democratic party in the US. An article from the  Chicago Sun-Times leads with a story entitled "Evangelical? Obama's faith too complex for simple label Evangelical?" in which they asked him if he was an evangelical. His answer was quite cool. He continued his answer: "My faith is complicated … More Candidate for US President


"This generation will be remembered for three things: the Internet, the war on terror, and how we let an entire continent go up in flames while we stood around with watering cans. Or not." Bono [Hat Tip – Ben]

What if apple did a phone?

They are going to and it is called iPhone. This is going to be a cool device. It combines a PDA, iPod & Phone into one. Super Hi-Res touch screen. This is one sexy little device. Will be released in US in June and probably not here until next year. [Hat tip: Rod Drury]

A funny oxymoron

The camping ground that we are staying at as a strict no Alcohol policy. You CAN NOT bring alcohol onto the site. So imagine my surpirse when the hand gel in the toilets is alcohol based. You would think you could get a different kind of hand gel.

Family Holiday

Today we (the Nicol family) started a traditional kiwi holiday at Papamoa. OK, given the fact I am blogging from our caravan, maybe its not quite as traditional as kiwi holidays used to be.

A review of my blog

"In short I thought I would start shouting into the wind…" And with those words my blog began. Like most things in my life my blog has proven to be random, distracted thoughts. It comes and goes depending on my mood and has had three major changes to its look and feel. It will continue … More A review of my blog


"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives." William Dement – sleep researcher