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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). http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1231 … Continue reading

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Trying out ScribeFire

Next up on the list to tryout is the browser-based blogging tool, ScribeFire (from http://www.scribefire.com/). 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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Rethinking the blog

Didn’t really have much time to spend on the blog in 2014, what with life being pretty complicated. 29 posts in total and nothing really in the last few months. Spending the next few days pondering what’s next for it, … Continue reading

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Anzac Day 2014

The Anzac Day service as College hit the right spot for me today – simple, well-meant and not overly buying into civil religion. It made me think about the collection of resources about Anzac Day that I’ve used over the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2014

After a couple of years keeping the blog just ticking over I plan to do more with it this year (which will be it’s 11th year on the go). Really grateful for all the people I’ve met over the years … Continue reading

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End of Days

Last day at the University of Auckland School of Theology today – now on leave until January. Odd kind of day – pretty much no one in the building at all after 1pm when our departmental coordinator left, so when … Continue reading

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