Tag: holiday

  • Who moved my mobile? the e-traveller in the air

    Image by State Library of New South Wales collection via Flickr Image by Dramagirl via Flickr Day 1 Wednesday: sitting on board the ‘Nancy-Bird Walton’  on the tarmac at Sydney International – that’s the real NB-W pioneer Aussie flyer in the picture – and there’s an announcement from the Captain who declares a ‘short’ delay,…

  • 5 x 5 = 5: Are you kidding?

    Image via Wikipedia So, 5 comments on each of 5 blogs … in 5 minutes? I’m reminded of speed dating here! Your comments have got to appear confident, thoughtful and not (heaven forbid) superficial. Wow! I set myself the task of leaving something that was focussed and hopefully, generative. So, I’ll let you judge for…

  • Video on Flickr: a traveller’s moving postcards

    Image by pixiesticks23 via FlickrI got all excited this morning when I learned that Flickr have finally introduced video uploads for Pro users ($US24.95 a year). Yes, I know YouTube is free … but aesthetics as well as economics enter into the equation when you’re deciding where to host your creativity. Personally, I like the…

  • Moving Postcards

    photo credit: Leo Reynolds I’m on holiday, so I’ve been playing with Animoto again today. I produced a short animated postcard on life around my place, here on a ridge in southern Queensland. It’s called Yarrawonga, which in the language of the indigenous people means ‘place of trees.’ I took the shots from the Project…

  • Worth a 1000 words eh?

    Well this was something I hadn’t thought of doing. A good idea is always worth ‘borrowing’ so I pinched the idea from the ever-stimulating Stephen Downes’ OLDaily e-letter this morning. He’s put together his own favourite photos of 2007. I’ve done the same. They say an image is worth a 1000 words, so here are…

  • 8 Days Later

    It has been a peaceful, reflective time dear reader since last I put blogfingers to keyboard … 8 days in all. It was a time in which I had the great good fortune to celebrate with my family; to give thanks for my life and to take stock of self, and as you do at…