Help Save Darfur

Due to the war, over 2.5 million displaced people face starvation and disease in Darfur. A UN sanctioned peacekeeping force is yet to be deployed and the African Union force already on the ground is woefully inadequate. There are more statistics and information available … but these don’t save lives. Action does. Register your protest here. And if...

200 Kids

Peeking Originally uploaded by riaskiff. Dan over at RedAnt points to a good works campaign by realestate.com.au. The aim of the campaign was to use outdoor advertising to generate 100,000 clicks through to a URL that encourages us to “do something for kids” — specifically, to take on one of the 200 foster kids that need a safe home this...

Don’t Get Mad, Get Blogged

angrysign Originally uploaded by Semblables. Normally I like the rants on this site to be my own … but I have to now admit my amatuer status when it comes to ranting. I duff my hat to Angryman and his site, youpissedmeoffyoubastard. You may have already seen this site, but if not, it is contains fantastic diatribes on all manner of topics. One of my...

Introducing the Audience

There has been a great and spirited debate going on today over at Paul Coleman’s blog. It all centres around the video below that has received almost 1.5 million views on YouTube. I don’t want to discuss the merits or otherwise of the video … there is plenty of that in the comments to Paul’s original post — but what this video DOES...

How Old Are You in Blog Years?

Old and Slow Originally uploaded by bartmaguire. Tim Jackson, the MasiGuy and Chief Kool-Aid Dispenser, is celebrating a year of blogging. Yesterday, Tim left a comment that got me thinking. He said, “Don’t you feel like an old hand now? I know I do … ok, just old maybe.” So with a smile on my face, I started to write this entry up. I...