Category: Empty Nester stories
Following on from my recent post on modern technology, today I want to share with you a story from a previous blog on the day our office computer server took on a mind of its’ own. It was the day that Hal went haywire. When watching the computerised mayhem in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 Sci-Fi film,
When he isn’t out fishing for kingfish on a charter boat, Ian frequently enjoys a morning fishing on the lakes and inlets around Narooma. We have owned a number of boats over the years, from “tinnies” to cabin cruisers, but Ian’s favourite is the kayak, which sat under the deck for a few years once
Today I’m going to share with you some of the technology every 80’s office girl had to master. Younger readers have probably never heard of many of these things. Anyone over 50 will probably enjoy a quiet chuckle over the standard office equipment of pre-digital technology Sylvester switchboard. Remember the old Sylvester switchboard, with flashing
When we are not travelling, Ian’s other passion is fishing in the many beautiful waterways around Narooma. Narooma is known as a fishermen’s paradise. You can enjoy surf fishing from shore for salmon and tailor, or on the inlets and lakes you could catch flathead, bream, garfish, trevally and whiting. Whenever our family visits from
An over 50 embracing technology Many over 50’s readers would have grown up with the presumption that you would finish school, either study or go into a job where you would stay for the next 50 years. In today’s society, particularly with the rapid changes in technology, employment is transient and you need be adaptable,
A friend was today bemoaning that ”everything was breaking down” – her computer, her fridge, her vacuum cleaner. All of them under 10 years old and not worth repairing. In fact the IT Geek at the computer shop looked at her with disbelief at the mere suggestion her five year old laptop was worth repairing.