Apr
03
As setting up the new aquarium has involved a bunch of new equipment I have been looking online for the gear. This is less about price and more about choice. The online stores simply have a better range of gear and I am able to check out information online about the equipment...
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Mar
28
The lighting on the aquarium is going to be upgraded from 1×55 watt power compact and a 14 watt regular globe, to a setup with 4 x 55 watt power compact globes. This will be achieved with 3 light fixtures, 1 double fixture which will run down one of the edges of the tank,...
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Mar
26
One of the guys at Dius Computing has a show on at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. I wasn’t really sure what the show was going to be like, but at work Alexis is pretty quick on his feet when it comes to the witty responses. Well now you can see what the show is going to...
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Mar
24
I have had a planted aquarium for a couple of years now, and plants have grown ok in it. For a while I have been thinking upgrading to a high growth ‘nature’ aquarium. Inspired by Takashi Amano and the showcase at Aquatic Gardeners, I hope to create something that...
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Feb
04
Over the last month I made the mistake of believing that I could transfer my website between the Christmas and New Year break. This included getting the registration for the domain transfered as well. This took a bit longer than I expected, and the transfer finally completed...
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Oct
31
The Albert Sailing Club has started its Tuesday night racing series again. Daylight savings time has kicked in and that allows us to run a short race starting at 6:00pm. We had nearly 30 boats on the water which is great for the first night. I had my camera out last night and...
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Sep
14
The guys at Dius Computing have put up a new web site. Looks a heap better, and the design has been pushed out through the entire companies branding. A great professional looking website for an up and coming player in the IT marketplace.
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May
12
These parrots were snapped up in Port Douglas in Far North Queensland. I love the way they are looking back over their shoulders.
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May
11
Last weekend the Albert Sailing Club held its Annual General Meeting. On the whole it is a pretty sedate afair. While we didn’t have any of the committee positions contested we do have a committee full of dedicated people. I have been on the committee for a number of years,...
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May
04
This photo was taken at Albert Park Lake from an observation tower near the edge of the shore. The lake has concrete walls and the sailors know that they can sail right up to the edge, allowing you to take shots that look as though they are from directly above.
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