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2017 Loading Docs – Diversity

Loading Docs is a site I’ve blogged about before which showcases short documentary films from Aotearoa New Zealand. The 2017 films are now up on the site (along with all the previous years). The 2017 collection is themed around Diversity … Continue reading

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Moving books

Probably the most important thing I’ve read so far this year. The Book Hoarder’s Guide to Moving Across the Country Probably needs how to add to move DVDs and comics too. (Comics are hard to pack and are heavy in … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016

Last post of 2016, a year with about 700 days of life experience compressed into 365 days. Mistakes were made; lessons were learned. Some projects unborn or uncompleted, other projects unforeseen in 2015 brought to fruition. Various companions on the … Continue reading

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Loading Docs 2016

A selection of short documentaries from the Loading Docs 2016 collection, hosted by Radio New Zealand. RNZ is proud to present three short documentaries from Loading Docs 2016. Watch all here, including one that delves into a friendship in transition. … Continue reading

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On parenting

Have been thinking a bit about this during the week, and especially so having just dropped my daughter off at the wharf to go sailing with her classmates on the Spirit of New Zealand for the next five days or … Continue reading

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Melbourne for a bit

Currently visiting family in Melbourne for a few days. A few snaps (from different locations) of the cricket/footy ground right outside my folk’s place. Nice to see and hear the cricket game yesterday afternoon. Melbourne – Jan 2015 VIEW SLIDE … Continue reading

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One year ago…

One year ago I was just about to start my current job. Heading back to work this Monday after three weeks annual leave feels like starting all over again (but with the stress levels turned up a few notches). … Continue reading

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Trying out ScribeFire

Next up on the list to tryout is the browser-based blogging tool, ScribeFire (from This has the possibility of running just fine on both the MacBook and the Yoga, so I’m giving it a go. First up, I’m grabbing an … Continue reading

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Some highlights from 2014

Trying out the MarsEdit blogging tool to put together a few highlights from 2014. Works okay, on the whole, but doesn’t have the ability to easily embed YouTube videos or do Amazon lookups etc.  Most enjoyable books of 2014 Didn’t … Continue reading

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2015 begins…

2014 was a pretty hard year – one hundred miles an hour pretty much 100% of the time with work, home, travel, church things, and health. Looking forward in 2015 to getting a few new projects underway, finishing off some … Continue reading

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