Author: Jillian Allison-Aitken

Organisation just hard work

Getting organised to move house is hard work, especially during a busy time at work in the middle of the Olympics (a collective awwwww would be appreciated about now). I’ve always thought I was a reasonably organised person, and after…

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Olympics on the internet

I suppose now would be a good time to feature Olympic Games sites, since we’re in the midst of Olympic fever. Well, maybe it’s more of a tepid spell than a fever. For all the latest news from the official…

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The Olympics

Did you hear about the three guys trying to sneak into the Olympic Village to score some souvenirs and autographs. The first says, “Let’s watch the registration table to see if there’s a crack in the security system that we…

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Election time

(This is the Online column written for The Southland Times) Good morning. I don’t know what time it is out there in newspaper reader land but at the time of writing this it’s 5.41 on a rainy Wednesday morning. Not…

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Surfing for memories

(This is the Online column written for The Southland Times) Is it your birthday today? If it is, you share it with Burt Reynolds’ former main squeeze Loni Anderson and Neil Armstrong, the original moonwalker (Michael Jackson, eat your heart…

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Microsoft wireless desktop (review)

MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL DESKTOP EXECUTIVE EDITION Optical Desktop Elite has an estimated retail price of $299 (and batteries are included)  If you’re sick of getting tangled up with cords and wires, Microsoft’s new Wireless Optical Desktop Executive Edition could be the…

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Amazing images

If you have an interest in checking out some amazing “photoshopped” images, take a look at Worth 1000, where you’ll find some stunning images manipulated by talented computer artists. The site features photography, multimedia and text competitions but it is…

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