The workers turned up at just after twelve. It was Aus Cut again and I had asked the property managers not to use them while I was still here as their boss thinks this is some kind of crusade to crush the evil tenant and has no respect for anything I say. He has become […]


What a day. Mum’s little Asus eeePC 1005p netbook arrived in the mail. She could never work out how to use it as the Windows starter and the small screen are a bit difficult to understand when you have no idea what to expect on a page. She had left the password lock on it. […]

Net book report

Mum has had the Asus machine for several weeks now and is not as happy as when she was first using it. Nobody who has used the machine thinks the tiny scroll pad is anything better than diabolical and everyone despises it. Her wireless broadband is constantly impossible to connect or dropping out and last […]

Setting up Mum’s machine

It was Mum’s 75th birthday and she was desperate to get online and join the family in Facebook. As a combined birthday present and attempt to get her set up online I flew to Queensland to see her. It took me six months of medical maneuvering to get my health to a point where I […]

Asus EeePC 1005P Netbook review

Just a quick review. First impressions really. Mum bought the machine for her use so she could use Skype and emails. I have spent many hours over the last few days teaching her to access them so that gives her level of user. The computer was sourced from Dick Smith’s at Maroochydore in Queensland and […]