a pretty nice selection.
Yes, Sunday, 3 April is Mother's Day, a celebration of matters maternal that stretches back to pre-Christian Roman times, but one no son - or partner whose significant other has offspring - dare ignore. So, with a day or so to go, here is Reg Hardware selection of ten tech its the mother(s) in your life - will be pleased to …
Homer Simpson bought Marge a bowling ball as a present
(engraved with his name and with finger holes to fit).
Given the longevity of toasters (and of electronic parts like capacitors when heated)... the toaster radio has to be the silliest idea I've seen this week.
Just how minted do you think the average reader is to be dropping that kind of cash on a holiday invented by greetings card manufacturers?
..for reminding me it's Mother's Day on Sunday. You have well and truly saved my bacon. If anyone else out there is as hopeless as me then I am pleased to tell you InterFlora.co.uk are taking orders for Mother's Day delivery up until Saturday night.
Once you have your order confirmed feel very ashamed that you were too busy reading about technology to remember your dear old Mum. And don't forget to call her!
I hope, for your mums sake, that Interflora have vastly improved their service from a few years ago when I worked in the call center.
For 2 days after Valentines Day and 3 after Mothers Day we had nothing but complaints. Mostly it was that the flowers delivered were of very low quality / half dead or they were not delivered at all.
If you are in the nottingham area, I would recommend http://nottinghamcityflorist.co.uk . I've had good results from them, even at busy times of the year.
"Yes, Sunday, 3 April is Mother's Day _here_in_the_UK_".
Please remember that you have a very international audience when posting these articles. Just clarifying that one sentence would have saved me a small heart palpitation seeing as the five-0 won't let me out of the house for another week or so.
For those of us in the US, Mother's Day is not until May 8. For those of you not in the UK or US, I have no idea when you may have Mother's day, if you have a Mother's Day or if you even have a mother for that matter.
so i'm out in the aussie bush, then see this story, 4,000km from home, and i paid $80 each for some flower deliveries to my partner and mother, only to discover that mother's day in Australia is May 8th....a full 5 weeks away!!
now i gotta pay for it all again in a few weeks /facepalm
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