Tuesday, September 27, 2011

 Many thanks to Morning Coffee


Prevent your Images from getting copied

With numerous social networking and picture sharing websites coming up every other day, one happens to wonder if all those personal images that you upload are safe? What if someone downloads it and uses it for illegal purposes?Is the internet safe to save personal information?
I would like to say here that, for a techie it is really possible to download any image from any website. It is next to impossible to make every picture of yours safe online. But then, there are some clever ways to prevent a straightforward download of your images. Read below:
First try to download the below images by using your usual “Save Image As” option from the right click menu option and see what happens

Monday, September 26, 2011

Trip to Coles Spring

Well it isn't Autumn now so thought  I had better update you all on what is on my walk to Coles at this time of year.
 The wattle is finished it's flowering for this year and now the Lady Bugs have moved in to eat any nasty bugs on it. Ants are eating a sappy bug but they would not sit still to pose a photo.

 Native Mistletoe is flowering

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sunday photo

When a shoe becomes a work of art it
deserves a home in any Gallery in the world!

Isn't that just the coolest shoe!

Buddy the Masked Bandit

Meet Marks adorable Mutt

Innocent face (don't fall for it!)
For a "not full bred Stumpy" he sure has all the traits.

The Stumpy Tail (albeit cross bred) that still wags

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Facebook Solution

On September 30th 2011 Facebook will start charging you for your account. To avoid this, you MUST get NAKED, stand on your dining room table and do the Macarena, all while singing ”I Will Survive”. After filming and sending it in a private message to Mark Zuckerberg, then, and only then, will he come down your chimney to tell you that your account will stay free. Pass it on, it must be true because someone on Facebook I hardly know told me..
 Hope he doesn't get stuck and block Santa from getting in!

Facebook changes

Don't growl at me, I am not Facebook

Broken Facebook

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and not just for the cute factor!

Free means no rights? NO
Understatement here, but I do get the drift.  

Dr Seuss does Facebook
Nobody does it like Dr Seuss so maybe with a Green and Eggs and Ham delivery en masse to Facebook might get a message through

If it ain't broke, I never fix it

Now they can follow us around and tailor those advertisements to suit our News feed, not sure how because I have trouble following my News feed lately, Bet there are no ads or links to the FB known issues page!

 not that you will get a reply, an automated response, yes, but at least that keeps their servers busy!
Just in case you thought that you had heard, seen, cussed, and generally ranted enough. guess what? There's More!

Some of Facebook changes have gone live earlier than others, and there are a few live tests in the mix, but the unannounced features include:

* Posts can now be as long as 5,000 characters, ten times the previous maximum length.

* You can no longer accompany a friend request with a message.
Part or all of the navigation bar can remain on the screen even when you scroll down the page.

*You can create bookmarks, labeled favorites, in the left-hand column.
Birthday reminders appear in the upper right side well-wishes now show up as notifications on the upper-right-hand corner of the screen, near where you see poke notifications.

*Friend lists that existed before the new smart list prompts have an entirely new management interface.

*The poke button has become a link tucked into a pull-down to the right of the add friend button.

* A thumbnail image of the user, and his or her name, appears int the right corner of the top blue navigation bar; when one surfs the site using a page alias, the name and main image appears in the same place.

Oh and by the way, that bit where we could change our language in Australian to English UK was good while it lasted but now they are getting the roll out of this. Good Luck over there, take on skating for the night if all else fails.

Off to Twitter, 
hope to see you scrolling down my right hand side of my FB page (if it's still there when I get back that is)
Meanwhile, please leave my buttons alone, pressed enough lately, thanks all

Don't do it!
tried to warn you!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Shoes for little feet

I have not spoken of a couple of my obsessions lately so need a fix, come along for the ride. It will be fun, trust me I am female, I blog and so therefore need no further proof.

That aside, welcome to shoes for little feet!

These shoes are made of 100% leather and feature a soft suede sole, as recommended by the experts. The elasticised ankle collar and fastening strap keep the shoes fitted snugly whilst the textured suede sole provides superior grip when crawling and walking.
These pink shoes feature a soft suede sole, as recommended by the experts. The elasticised collar keeps the shoe fitted snugly around the ankle and the textured suede sole provides superior grip.

Okay, baby girl obsessed? Well here try these!
 and talk about obsessed! Want these!
They do come with other critters but I love Koalas!
What is that I hear you yelling at your monitor?
Where do you get them?

All SKEANIE Shoes are designed in Australia and are Fair Trade Made.

SKEANIE is a Preferred Provider of The Australian Podiatry Association (NSW).

Not only that you can be sure of a perfect fit with the very handy sizing sheet (with a diagram and instructions, charts, all easy to read and understand!)

and just because it is my blog and therefore I can, What about making these treasures?
Aren't they just adorable!!!!!!!!
I could just squeeze those little podgy legs too

Frustrated Grandmother? Yep sure am, can't wait but I will

Sunday Photo

I couldn't make my mind up which of these I loved the most so am doing both.
I know how unlike me to be indecisive, well guess what - did you not notice that this is also a day late????

They are twins in case that slipped your mind and these are for the girls.

What twins, helloooooo, where have you been while my hair greys??

The twins story so far

Thursday, September 15, 2011


It’s a national day of action which aims to prevent suicide by encouraging Australians to connect with someone they care about and help stop little problems turning into big ones.
On that day we want everyone across the country, from all backgrounds and walks of life, to ask family, friends and colleagues: "Are you OK?".
Staying connected with others is crucial to our general health and wellbeing. Feeling isolated or hopeless can contribute to depression and other mental illnesses, which can ultimately result in suicide. Regular, meaningful conversations can protect those we know and love.
It's so simple. In the time it takes to have a coffee, you can start a conversation that could change a life.
Everybody feels sad or 'down' from time to time. It is a normal reaction to unpleasant or upsetting events. Usually within a few days or a couple of weeks, we start to feel better and our mood returns to normal.
Clinical depression is different. People experiencing clinical depression have lost the ability to function as they normally would in their home life or at work. They often find that strategies they normally use to lift their mood don’t work. This loss of energy and low mood makes it hard to cope with day-to-day life and can also put pressure on relationships.

Clinical depression is a serious illness and will often require professional help from a doctor.

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses experienced by Australians and research tells us that one in five Australians will experience depression in their lifetime. Moreover, 4 per cent of us will experience a major depressive illness in a 12-month period.

Clinical depression is nothing to be ashamed of and it is always worthwhile to ask for help if you think you might have clinical depression.

I may not see you in person but I am asking RUOK?
I am some days and not others, but this is all about you

Some links to help, please have a look at your leisure,  you just may find out how many of you are out there! You are not alone, there are lots of us.

Just a few of them. there is help out there, so hug someone and ask someone RUOK

The Flannel Flower, an Australian native, is a national symbol to promote awareness of mental health.
Flannel flower is commonly found growing wild in the Australian bush, which has a wonderful inherent beauty and strength and is known for its extremes of weather and landscape.
To survive the extremes of Australia's climate the Flannel Flower has had to be adaptable, in the same way all of us, regardless of our life circumstances, need to develop resilience and the ability to adapt to change, in order to strengthen and maintain our mental health.
The Flannel Flower, with its soft silky texture, encourages contact and is thought to help people express their feelings verbally and to develop sensitivity.
Being open and empathetic to a person's expression of distress can help not only the recovery of a person experiencing mental illness, but to change the negative attitudes of our society to mental illness.

Monday, September 5, 2011

twins shopping latest

I know they are still not here and for that I am glad.
Too soon to meet us yet so I couldn't resist this picture
Yes they have had a 4D ultrasound done and are doing well.Although this Grandmother is yet to see the pictures!!!!! ho hum,

so all that is left for me is to shop and surf the internet and shop
and make a nappy cake

I may be biased but mine is prettier (photo when finished, so watch this space)

 Will be looking for a little red wagon as wrapping for the gifts as I adore this and I do love little red wagons
Could be fun!

Wall Art or Blanket, haven't decided yet

Got a lovely Pink Stand ready for this

and then as I was touring the www I came across this little pearler of a pickie
In case you didn't know Mum's name, you do now!

and she is one heck of a cook, her cakes being my favourite of course, unless she is cooking my Grandchildren and has excelled at that on the first run.
From Mummy's loving oven to Grandma's loving heart and a family who will spoil them rotten. Just as it should be!