superdavey
I enjoy to talk about📱tech, 🏃‍♂️running,  📺 tv shows and 🛻 travel. I am an Apple Distinguished Educator. I am from Whadjuk Boodjar (Perth, Australia). 

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Lauryn Hill did not choose to be number one

This week Apple wrapped up its 100 Best Albums and apart from the website itself being a good example of web design gone bad, it really did make some interesting choices of Albums in the list. I am no music expert but I know have a reasonably varied taste and can enjoy most genre’s. I went in with an open mind and I really don’t want to pass judgement on whether the list is “correct”. I very much enjoyed checking the list daily and adding albums that I may not have come across and adding them to my Library. So...

Karijini National Park

Karijini is located about 1400km N of Perth, Western Australia and is an incredible place to visit. Taking 14 hours to travel from Perth and really no "local" airport it is remote to say the least.The accommodation ranges from stays in Tom Price, an Eco Retreat and Parks WA site (search Dales). We have managed to stay at the Tom Price Caravan Park, the Eco Retreat and Dales campground and I would recommend all of them but be mindful of facilities available and what matches your travel setup and budget. The highlight for Karijini is the amazing gorges located across...

Top TV Shows 2023

Here is my list of TV Shows I watched in 2023 and remembered to note in order of favourite to least favourite. I may have missed a series or two but right now I cannot remember. 1. The Last of Us 2. Doctor Who 3. Slow Horses 4. Blue Eyed Samurai 5. Loki 6. Foundation 7. Silo 8. One Piece 9. Ted Lasso 10. Invincible 11. Deadlock 12. Black Mirror 13. A Murder at the End of the World 14. Pluto 15. The Mandalorian 16. The Witcher 17. Alice in Borderland 18. Hijack 19. Sweet Tooth 20. Platonic 21. Shrinking...

Defaults

Hemispheric Views is one of my must listen shows and Episode 97 - Duel of the Defaults! was so much fun. The competition to score how “default” their apps were was gripping to the end. So here are mine.  • Mail Client: Apple Mail • Mail Server: iCloud • Notes: Apple Notes • To-Do: Things 3 • Photo Shooting: Apple Camera App • Photo Management: Apple Photos • Calendar: iCloud • Cloud file storage: iCloud • RSS: Unread via iCloud • Contacts: iCloud • Browser: Safari • Chat: Apple Messages • Bookmarks: Safari • Read It Later: Unread via iCloud...

Coral Bay

Coral Bay is located about 14 hours north of Perth. Super popular with everyone and as such super busy and noisy. There are a few caravan parks to choose from and they all provide small cramped sites packed bumper to bumper. You can also look forward to multiple people cranking their stereos as soon as the sun goes down, it’s almost like clockwork. 😂 We spoilt ourselves straight away with a seafood platter at one of the restaurant/pubs.The highlight of Coral Bay is the swimming and snorkelling. We did not know before arriving (I think they have kept it a...

Warroora Station

Warroora Station is located 11 hours north of Perth, close to Coral Bay.[Warroora Station Location]Its coastline is a part of the Ningaloo Reef. It can be accessed directly from the Quobba area via a 4wd track but we stuck to the bitumen. This provided an opportunity to restock in Carnarvon.[Route from Quobba Station to Warroora Station]After leaving the bitumen road at the turn off there is 23km of corrugating until the homestead. We let our tires down to 25psi to make the ride in easier. We stayed at the homestead on a powered site. The homestead has good amenities and...

Quobba Station

Quobba Station is located about 10 hours north of Perth and could best be known as for its blow holes and the sign as you drive in.[Quobba Station Location][King Waves Kill]Driving from Carnarvon you make your way west from the North West Coast Highway along the fittingly named Blow Holes Road. About half way along you pass over salt flats and at the end you are greeted with a T-junction and the famous sign. Turning left you can find the spectacular blow holes and a free camping area.  The highlight here for us is the stunning snorkelling spot, the “Aquarium”....

Gascoyne Junction

Gascoyne Junction and Kennedy Range[Gascoyne Junction and Kennedy Range]Day 7We left Wooramel in the morning and made the drive to Carnarvon for food shopping, supplies and clothes washing. Carnarvon is surprisingly a small town but they did have the shops we needed. We grabbed Chicken Treat for lunch and headed off to our next stop, Gascoyne Junction. The drive east was stress free and we saw far less other cars on the road. It was probably due most people heading north for the solar eclipse but it was half nice and also made me wonder what we were in for....

Wooramel Station

Wooramel River Retreat Location[Wooramel River Retreat Location]Day 4After leaving Kalbarri we made the 3.5 hour drive north to Wooramel Station. Being concerned about our arrival time we called ahead to make sure we knew what to do if the reception was closed. The good news was that they would be open but the better news was that it was "Pie Night" at the Cafe, so dinner was already sorted. Day 5After waking up from a good sleep I headed for a shower while Chris and Nia went to check out the hot spring baths. Apon my return to our camp...

Kalbarri and Wagoe Station

The Beginning - Kalbarri and Wagoe Station After 3 years of planning our “Big Trip” began.[The first drive]Day 1We left Tuesday morning at 8:30am with a send off from my parents and we headed to Wagoe Station which is about 20km south of Kalbarri. My son (Dylan) followed in his Jeep Wrangler as we organised to meet and stay with family at Wagoe. Having stayed at Wagoe in October last year, the drive was familiar and took about 5 hours. The only eventful moment was noticing that one of the tyres on Lucky (the camper) indicated we might have an...

How to make a great presentation

What I am about to go through comes from the research of Dr Jared Horvath and I recommend seeking down his book, YouTube channel and sign up for professional development/learning from him. I am going to keep this simple (read above if you want the evidence): • We cannot multitask. We can jump between tasks but not multitask. • We cannot read and listen at the same time. Try it, read a piece of text whilst someone reads it to you. Sorry english teachers, you have been wrong all these years. • We want deep notes, not shallow. Deep notes...

How I use Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts has been my podcast player of choice for a while now. It ticks many boxes including great design, reliability and a great Apple Watch app with offline playback. I believe I have a fairly unique way of using Pocket Casts so I thought I'd share it. The flow is inspired by Castro an iOS app that uses an inbox system to filter new episodes.[Podcasts Tab] I use the Podcasts tab rarely and I have found no need for folders. I subscribe to a small list of podcasts I "always" listen to so maybe that helps my system. Pocket...