I’ve been thinking for some time of ditching Safari in favour of Google Chrome and this video has me wanting to do it now. Besides being a fun promo, the fact that in Chrome a crashed tab wont crash the whole browser and google’s claims of faster speeds had me downloading and installing.
I’ve always really liked Safari but after a few days (I don’t shut down my laptop & often have multiple tabs left open, the same ones for days at a stretch) it’s seems to clog up almost, grinds to a halt and becomes maddeningly slow taking up to a minute to open a new tab. I don’t want to change the way I work, so on to Chrome.
Interesting article on the successes and pit-falls of turning your hobby into a business. The focus is on women who have quit their day jobs and used etsy to sell their art. This is something I have been considering for some time, I set up a new etsy account which you can see is completely bare and spoke to a number or artists/craftists who sell their wares by combining multiple online shopfronts and markets around the state. I think the best advice I received was to just put something out there, and then keep going.
Last weekend while we were visiting my parents, I wandered through the garden and took so many photos… 256 to be exact :) Something I love about my father’s garden is his choice of plants, an interesting combination of fruits, vegetables, and australian natives. Another big bonus is the visitors they get of an afternoon.
It’s that time of year, and tomorrow morning we’re heading off for a couple of weeks. My laptop and camera will be with me as always and so I hope to have lots of interesting things to share.