I have more or less completed my shift next door. Last night though I saw a cockroach in the new place. I was surprised by this as I’d been told that there are no cockroaches in Dunedin. This is clearly untrue. Hopefully […]
I’ve seen the long-awaited ‘Black Sheep‘ the rural NZ horror comedy. It was quite funny in places but didn’t have a overall comedic depth that would make it a classic. It has special meaning for me, being a graduate of Massey University, […]
I led an OUTC tramp on the weekend up and around Mt Somers in Canterbury. I don’t know why the Club doesn’t head to Canterbury more often as it’s good driving up there with good takeaway options. It was only one tank […]
Tuesday Night: Tramping Club Happy Hour and Fiordland pre-meet Wednesday Night: Tramping Club Gear Buy and the Tutus on Tour Ballet show Thursday Night: Tramping food shopping and Jazz at the Robbie Tonight: Off to Fiordland – finally….
Today I told my boss that I’ll be leaving in July/August to do a PhD at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Final dates still to be confirmed…
I’m enjoying reading We the Media: Grassroots Journalism By the People, For the People by Dan Gilmour. It was recommended to the media and democracy group at the recent Kettering Foundation meetings I attended in Feb/Mar 2007. Gilmour has a blog at […]
I saw the sexy film Shortbus on Sunday night. Set in NY it explores the interconnected sex lives and relationships of several people, both queer and straight. It is a sad and funny film – probably a deliberate commentary on the bittersweet […]
I’m in the process of killing my long time relationship with my ISP paradise. That means my email firstname.lastname@example.org won’t be working for much longer. BTW paradise webmail is complete crap – I don’t know why I didn’t make the shift before.
I have finally got my web site domain moved to an excellent service provided by my friend Michael Perkins – so that I can worry about the content and he can worry about servers and upgrades and other techie stuff that continues […]