Tuesday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
The Housing Market: News.com.au reports that the housing market is set to improve, but only if you live in New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Western Australia or Queensland. The rest of the country will lag behind, due to excess housing stocks. That’s promising news for some, isn’t it? And a bit of a bugger for the rest. More here.
Google TV: Google TV will arrive in Australia on Thursday, reports news.com.au. A Sony set top box will deliver web browsing, YouTube streaming and a host of apps via Android, via this new system. At this point it’s only available with the purchase of a Sony TV, but a stand-alone box will be available ‘in the near future’ according to Sony group manager, Paul Colley. Read on here.
Grant Hackett: This piece dubs Grant Hackett ‘The Incredible Sulk’ as it rehashes Sunday’s 60 minutes interview about his violent room-trashing episode and the allegations that he was violent towards his estranged wife, Candice Alley. It’s all a bit regrettable and unseemly. Violence of any kind is inexcusable, in my opinion. Did you watch? What did you think?
Chess Club: A group of Tasmanian parents have set up a chess club for gifted children and those with autism, teaching kids to play together, strategize, feel successful and lose gracefully. Kids who have previously been floundering a bit are proving to thrive in the social, competitive atmosphere, where the rules are clear and strategy is king. Read more at the ABC.
Look at these beautiful hand drawn lollies!
Here’s Caz’s awesome family road trip checklist.
Gourmet Girlfriend’s notes on parenting.
Make some Mexican popcorn?
Ten things to make your vegan friend for dinner.
Jack Osbourne is out with Pearl.
Johnny Depp’s new girlfriend talks about Johnny Depp.
Here’s our Clip Of The Day:
Image of Grant Hackett via The Herald Sun