It’s not just the seasons changing

It’s not just the seasons changing

You might have wrapped yourself in a warmed house, a heated car and some woolies during winter but what about the termites? Cold weather slows them but doesn’t stop them. This time of the year, as the TV weather-presenters begin talking up warmer spring days,...
Truth in Advertising

Truth in Advertising

Let’s talk about the truth in advertising for a moment. Maybe we should ban adjectives – the words that colour our perceptions, that warm our feelings? While we’re at it, maybe adverbs, words that have a “ly” on the end to praise up our verbs? Ok, enough...
Outsmarting Termites

Outsmarting Termites

Humans are smarter than termites…. . . . although to observe some people you begin to wonder, but humans have allocated themselves the title of the most intelligent species on the planet. When you read of conniving and complicated schemes devised to pursue power and...