Now you see it …

July 3, 2014
Now you see it …

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MOR Correspondence Argan Oil hand cream

June 30, 2014
MOR Correspondence Argan Oil hand cream

This has a truly luxurious feeling, with the argan oil leaving your hands smooth but not greasy. The smell is really nice, not too strong but definitely fresh and appealing. The best part is just how long that silky smooth feeling lasts: whack some of this on in the morning and your hands still feel great hours later. And a little goes a long way so it’s great value. MOR Correspondence Argan Oil hand...

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Sympathy for the scammed

June 28, 2014
Sympathy for the scammed

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) The news that someone in Cromwell fell victim to one of the many cold-calling scams doing the rounds at the moment is a timely reminder that we need keep our wits about us, both online and off. Many online Southland Times readers weren’t particularly sympathetic on reading about the victim losing a whopping $4000, but I can’t help feeling sorry for them: not everyone...

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Goodiebox, May unboxing

June 7, 2014
Goodiebox, May unboxing

The May theme was “Tailor Made” and tagged as being “for your finishing touches”. It came with and the box came with three full-size products and two samples. There should have been a fourth full-sized product but it was missing. I have emailed GoodieBox and am awaiting a reply (UPDATE: The missing product was sent in the June box). Here’s the rundown on my May goodies. Click on the links for full reviews of...

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I wonder what sides come with it?

June 4, 2014
I wonder what sides come with it?

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The stench of oversharing

May 30, 2014
The stench of oversharing

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) During a chat about the perils of Facebook this week, a workmate reminded me of the old saying that compares houseguests and fish, but I reckon the internet has given Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote even more oomph. The United States founding father and inventor of the lightning rod and bifocals said that both fish and visitors stink after three days but I suspect that...

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