Wednesday 19 September 2007

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superbaby

A New Zealand couple have decided to call their newborn son Superman -- but only because their chosen name of 4Real has been rejected by the government registry.

Pat and Sheena Wheaton say they will get around the decision by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages by officially naming their son Superman but referring to him as 4Real, the New Zealand Herald newspaper has reported.

The couple decided on the name after seeing the baby in an ultrasound scan for the first time and realizing their baby was "for real."

They decided 4Real was the best way to write it, but the name was rejected because the registrar said a name could not contain a digit.

"No matter what its going to stay 4Real," Wheaton told the Herald, "I'm certainly not a quitter."

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Monday 10 September 2007

Library furniture

Those of you that know me will know I love reading books, and I have loads, if you want to you can see them at

It has a wheel on the front - which on first glance looks purely artistic - but it actually enables you to treat this chair like a wheelbarrow. One day I'm going to own a house and equip it with a library - it will be full of furniture like this.

It might want some upholstery tho

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