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To Let or For Sale

We bought a House! Okay, so you know that already. But we need finance, so off to the bank we email. We have a guy, he’s a lending specialist, and he’s ace. I called him last week to make sure he wasn’t going to be on holidays, because that would be totally inconsiderate. Monday we…

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Day 8: Financial Literacy

Today, I’m very grateful for the fact that Jo and I have a good level of financial literacy. We’ve done a little bit of pissing up against the wall in the last year, but a recent need to find a large sum of money has been dealt with simply and without pain or concern. By…

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BarCamp Melbourne 2008 is go!

BarCamp Melbourne is on for the 23rd of February 2008 in Melbourne CBD. This will be the first BarCamp held in Melbourne itself, and hopefully this will make it more accessible than last year’s (there are rumours that two participants got lost and never made the event!!). While this is a free event, please remember…

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Max talked to Darcy and I

Some people might not know it, but I’m a grammar nazi. You might not know this because I don’t correct people (except those who have asked me to correct them). You’ll imagine my excitement (or at least extreme interest) in last Wednesday’s showing of Are you smarter than a 5th grader, when a contestant was…

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Performance-based pay for teachers

With the raging success of performance-based pay for teachers in America, Australia’s Federal Education Minister, Julie Bishop, today announced that a trial for the same will start in 2009. The proof of the success of this method of paying teachers is evidenced by the fact that teachers in America have been said to give students…

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