Wintertime brings cooler weather when we become more susceptible to much-dreaded colds and the flu. Everyone is sniffling, coughing with noses dripping, and it’s this time of year when you need to watch out and protect yourself from picking up a virus.
It’s a subject which can leave people baffled, why do some Australian properties have door handles fitted so high? No, it has nothing to do with Australians being taller than other nationalities, but more to do with the age of a door.
How annoying is to have your peace and tranquillity broken by a slamming door? Most of us have been scolded for slamming doors while we were in a strop in our teenage years, but doors can also slam on their own. It could be the simplest of reasons - because of open windows.
It’s always unsettling when a door opens by itself. That’s why so many supernatural movies include a creaky door swinging open without any apparent reason. It’s like movie shorthand for something being wrong inside a house.