Quickie Update

I’m striving to get into the habit of updating this website more often, but 28.8 dialup is proving to be extremely painful. Here’s a quick snapshot of what’s been going on the last few days. Nothing ultra-exciting really. Work is still, well, work. I still hardly get to spend any… Read More

On Email Hoaxes

Just a very short entry today, on email hoaxes. For some reason they refuse to die and I still get forwarded email from well meaning if slightly misguided friends. Please take this as helpful advice, though there will be an element of flame to it. First, and foremost: bookmark this… Read More

Change For The Better

This has been a most interesting weekend, as far as weekends go. I didn’t start into it with any special expectations other than having a lot to do in a fairly short space of time. Now I’m reflecting on what has been a busy, strange, fun and surprising weekend. I… Read More

Babies Are Cute

A friend of mine just had her second baby. His name is Fraser, and he is hella cute. I went to visit her in hospital today. I brought flowers. I didn’t visit her when she had her first, though I can’t quite remember why. Possibly I didn’t feel it was… Read More


I’m finally going to be back home on a more permanent basis. It’s been an interesting 5 months working interstate every week, but it’s definitely time to move on to something new. Sunshine and flowers today, to celebrate a new beginning. The combination of working away, the cold winter days… Read More

A Brave New World

As you can see, I’ve changed the look of eigenmagic.com. They say a change is as good as a holiday, well, I’ve been having the equivalent of a lot of holidays lately. I’d been planning a move to this new look for a while and given all the other changes… Read More

Pillow Talk

There are many downsides to working away from home, most of which are tradeoffs against making good money, or indeed any money. You put up with them because it’s better than being unemployed and broke. If you’re really lucky, you’ll be paid well and enjoy the work. Occasionally, fortune smiles… Read More