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Archive for January, 2006

An after dinner walk —

This picture, taken a few hours back, exemplifies why we came to New Zealand. Halfway through supper, we simply decided to go for a walk on the beach instead of doing chores or watching the television. Thirty minutes later, we were wandering barefoot on the black volcanic sand, watching the sun slide from the sky […]

Biblical cellular plans —

My history with NZ’s cellphone provider Vodafone has not been an entirely happy one, what with being sold phones that they then wouldn’t connect, refusal to raise farcically low credit limits and receiving three month’s billing on a phone I handed back after 24 hours. However last night, in a call with the lovely Marni […]

Tired and emotional —

To paraphrase George Peppard in the of-it’s-time TV show, ‘The A Team’, I hate it when a plan doesn’t come together. My plans for the four day holiday that has just passed included: Conducting an annual review of my GTD setup. Getting some serious blogging done here and at No 8 Wire. Beating my offspring […]

Major security hole in Windows WMF —

IMPORTANT: Major security hole in Windows WMF – from Guardian Unlimited Jack Schofield writes: “Your Windows PC can now be infected with the nastiest malware imaginable just by viewing an image, or just by (say) Google Desktop or Lotus Notes or some other software accessing the image without you even seeing it. Using a recent […]

Run, forest, run —

This track and the forest beyond has become a regular haunt for me over the last week or so. Whilst I was running regularly back in London, I have lapsed severely since leaving the UK and have managed just one run each in Los Angeles, Rarotonga and Foxton. As we are now more settled and […]

Run, forest, run —

This track and the forest beyond has become a regular haunt for me over the last week or so. Whilst I was running regularly back in London, I have lapsed severely since leaving the UK and have managed just one run each in Los Angeles, Rarotonga and Foxton. As we are now more settled and […]