Author Archives: Leefe Hicks

City of Sydney Council warning users to give way to ET overhead #photo

Around Sydney there are more signs to remind pedestrians about cyclists. Amongst there I found a few telling pedestrians to be aware of Extra-Terrestrials over head. I mean, what else would a bicycle displayed above the people mean? (If this … Continue reading

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LEGO – Everything is Awesome!!!, for 5 hours?

Having just watched the LEGO movie, and thoroughly enjoyed it, I thought it would be fun to create a Spotify playlist Emmet would enjoy. Continue reading

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Lines to infinity on Central Station (no, not the queues) #photo

Lines of light and shadow on the platform extending to a point at infinity. Central Station, Sydney

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Changes on NSW public Transport tickets due to Opal cards

Opal cards are changing the way public transport ticketing works in NSW. Some questions I have about how this affects pensioners and families. Continue reading

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Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC) and related goodies

The Premier’s Reading Challenge is on in many Australian states. But the App only works in Windows 8, is in US English and suggests you also get the Lotto App. Continue reading

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Door 404: Apartment Not Found #photo

Wandering the halls. Looking for an apartment. And, all I get is this 404 error message!

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Look, the #zombies have been upgraded, to #Cybermen!

In King’s Comics I spotted these shiny figures lurching towards shoppers. And it occurred to me… Don’t Cybermen remind you of zombies? Zombies clad in metal perhaps. But really, they just want you for your brains…. …care for an upgrade?

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Um @Apple, the #Mac #AppStore Top Free aren’t all #free !?

Browsing the Mac OS X App Store today, I noticed that only 58% of the first 12 Top Free Apps are actually free! Is this a miss-classification of applications? A data entry error? Or the Australia tax I get for … Continue reading

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Politicians line up to donate words to Charles Firth’s Museum

Recent news coverage about Charles Firth’s Museum of Words has reached the parliaments of Australia, and he has scored somewhat of a coup. While The Guardian see the museum as a failed stunt, many politicians are lining up to loan … Continue reading

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Cthulhu walks into your pub, what do you offer? Lovecraft beer!

I saw this sign on The Local Taphouse in Darlinghurst. It reads like you are playing a Call of Cthulhu role playing game. Lovecraft beer? Only when the Ale Stars’ Membership are right!

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