Not drowning, waving at sharks

People come from all over to see the biggest tourist attraction in Auckland. Paris has a tower, San Francisco has a bridge, Auckland has an old sewage...

The power at our fingertips… is being wasted!

In NZ Optics April 2018 issue, a frustrated Chalkeyes pondered: “Imagine if our clinical data could be anonymous and pooled. What learning is hidden in...

Slack times

Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.At the end of the last column I was standing on a scaffolding five metres from the ground, getting a fresh coat...

Chalkeyes presents Slack times

At the end of the last column I was standing on a scaffolding five metres from the ground, getting a fresh coat of paint onto the roof and taking care...

The power at our finger tips...

“Red sky in the morning, shepherds warning. Red sky at night, shepherds delight.” The Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing software had me type this over and over....

You can see my house from here

I hate heights. Briefly, as a young man, I had no fear of them. I would happily get onto the roof, trailing cable from my valve radio and attach it to...

Seeing vs perceiving

What every eye care practitioner should know about visual-perceptual processing problems. In the world of optics, what an individual sees is of utmost...

Tackling frustrations

Ophthalmologists are not surprised at the ongoing difficulties the District Health Boards (DHBs) are having with timely ophthalmology follow-up appointments....

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