The Seekers are celebrating a very special time in their lives, and including their fans in the festivities. Dudith Durham, Bruce Woodley, Keith Potger, and Athol Guy have been a band for 50 years. That's right, a Golden Jubilee means 50 years in show biz. Before we have a look at the latest media attention, here's a quick background into the world of Seekers tours.
Judith Durham said on 60 minutes that they really had an easy career. Judith now realises she took for granted the instant TV coverage they received just a day after they arrived in England. Success welcomed the group whenever they wanted it. Judith then chose time off from the group for independence and to find her own identity. But the memory of The Seekers stayed with the public. And hence the later tours.
Judith has continually been able to return to the group with the same support from fans ever since. Their 25th anniversary Silver Jubilee (when I was 4) sparked a decade of performances. They united aft…
On the seriously popular app Pinterest, we can all be an artist. Or a cook. Pinterest allows egalitarian sharing of crafty creations and web sites with absolutely anyone. This how-to-DIY-guide of the social networking world is changing creative expressions of thousands of people.
Pinterest is a potential shopping mall of the future. Amazingly unique and exotic gifts can be found on the site and ordered by price. Why wander around the shopping mall in search of something different when we can buy it at the click of a button? When we don't want to wait around for an auction on Ebay, there's always this collection of references to bargain sites.
This R2D2 bin was sold on Etsy (& so was its image above) after some free advertisement on Pinterest.
The DIY world is another reason to join the crowd at Pinterest. I took a bit of getting used to the technology (I'm getting old fashioned), but you just click on the picture and the referenced web page will appear.
Many Australians were rushing on Census night to fill their forms. Others of us simply did it early.
That's right. The site was available the day before and possibly earlier. Users were able to log in and complete all the information prior to the official Census Day.
So then why were so many participants procrastinating? What happened to the old value of being early 'just in case' something happens?
Some of us had prior plans for the night. It would have been rushed after a long day of bookings. Flexible submission times saved those with a full schedule.
Be early. Complete it in advance. Do what we were taught our whole lives.