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From My Armchair: 4 August 2012


At the BookShelf

I am into my last days of annual leave, so it is doubtful I’ll be able to read anywhere near as much as I have this last week. I’ll probably have the Kindle out at lunch for a bit, so I’ll still be getting some reading in even while I’m at work. The Kindle has certainly made it a lot easier to have good reading material available no matter where I am. Loving the Kindle.

 

Social Networks, Web Applications & Other Tools

Not a lot has happened with the social networks in the book/reading niche over this last week, except that I have been updating Goodreads on a regular basis as to what I am reading, progress and cataloguing the books as I go.

I did do a quick addition to Quotista, which has a lot of potential but doesn’t appear to be being developed any further, which is…

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Taking a Break at Rocky Crossing


At Rocky Crossing near GloucesterThis photo was taken not long after the trip to Orange (see photos from the last few days). We stopped at Gloucester and visited Rocky Crossing for a quick cooling dip. Here I am really having a break.

 

Looking Back on the Newcastle Earthquake


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It has been twenty years since the Newcastle Earthquake this year (December 28, 1989). Just a quick photo to remind us of that event back then.

More photos of the earthquake:

Newcastle Earthquake 1989

City Hall – Newcastle


100_1775 Just a quick shot of Newcastle’s City Hall. Another grand old building in Newcastle.

When I was in Newcastle recently, this was the place you had to go to visit the men’s, as the one in Civic Park was closed. Just a small community notice 🙂

MY FAVOURITE DRINK


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Ok, just a quick post today. This is a picture of my favourite drink – or at least a picture of a can in which is usually my favourite drink. This can is empty – I’ve drunk the drink already!

I probably drink far too much of this. I’m always being told that I do anyway.

If you have Facebook and also like Coca Cola (Coke), than join my group at:

I Just Love Coke – But Not Pepsi!!!