The Necessary Philosopher

Month: June, 2007

NETS to raise transaction fees

I only found out about this today. I’m not sure how many of you are aware of this, but NETS is going to raise transaction fees from 1 July 2007. This means that retailers have yet another reason to raise prices on us. Currently, retailers pay NETS between 0.35 to 0.55 per cent on each […]

Little Person

She’s 8 months and 1 day old today, and beginning to develop into her own little person. She’s so aware of the world around her now, and wanting to explore it faster than her little body will allow her to. Part of me wishes she could remain a baby forever so that I can enjoy […]

Caught in the Act and Enjoying it

I was doing some housework in the kitchen and my daughter was getting busy with her newfound ability to navigate the house in the walker. Caught in the act trying to grab a plastic bag off the door handle. Of course, she turned on the cuteness in order to ensure a favourable response from daddy […]

Clare Finds Her Feet… and the Dog

Thunder is such a gentleman 🙂

Retirement Village

Wife: We live in a retirement village! (remarking about the number of old people living in our estate) Me: Yeah, we just moved in early. I love our home for its central location. The only thing that would push me to move out of this place is a bigger flat in a block nearer the […]