Categories
Geek

BOOMER GEN – MANILA BULLETIN

I found an old piece my late father wrote for Art Samaniego of Manila Bulletin. Reposting it here for posterity’s sake

UTTERLY USELESS GADGETS II

BOOMER GEN – MANILA BULLETIN

By Jose Ma J Fernandez

Last week, we came up with a couple of seemingly useful but also useless – for most people – gadgets. Of course, we must credit our neighbors, the industrious Japanese, for always managing to come up with these crazy nice ideas and items that we await with bated breath each year. One blogsite I bumped into (Hubpages) has a list of some ten utterly useless travel gadgets. I had a big laugh as I went through the list of these items, and felt that I should at least share some of these with you. Especially since the others writing for this section are true techies who owe their allegiance to the Empire of the Geeks. Call me the non-geek, the absolute non-techie in this page. Which makes me wonder why the editors give me a rather long leash!

Categories
Digressions

Best Places to Meet and Date Girls in Sydney

Dating is a beautiful thing whether it is serious or casual. The latter is common, and some dates only last for a short time, for instance, a date with an escort. Regardless, it should be fun and beneficial to both parties. If you are looking for the best places to meet and date beautiful girls in Sydney, then look no more. This article will share the best options you have whether you are a visitor in this city or a native.

Categories
Digressions

Space Saving Tips for Your Home

Are you running out of space in your home? Typically, while small houses are known to run out of room faster than bigger ones, all types of houses can run out of space as the usage of the available space increases. 

Categories
Digressions

Home Improvement On a Weekend

We’ve all heard that adding personal touches to your home is the best way to make it feel like a home. But what if you are pressed for time during the week? That’s where the weekends come in. You can do things like adding wallpaper or a new barn door with a barn door hardware kit. We’ll go over seven things you can do on the weekend to improve your home and enjoy for years to come.

Categories
Digressions

6 Ways Your Kitchen Can Be a Gathering Place for Great Conversation and Fun

Your kitchen should be enjoyed. It is the heart of the home. No matter the size of your home, insist that your kitchen is comfortable and practical. Also, be certain that your kitchen is utilized for gatherings of all sizes. Pay attention to these seven tips. With this advice, your kitchen will be a gathering place for conversation and fun times throughout the whole year.