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A short wander while waiting for a Warrant of Fitness on my car.

Every 6 months I am required to get my car checked to ensure it is fit to be on the road and safe for me to drive. 176 more words

Scholarships for 2015 are open

Scholarship applications for 2015 are now open.

The Whitireia Foundation is pleased to offer a number of scholarships to students planning to study at Whitireia NZ campuses in 2015. 363 more words


August 31, 2014 ... from there back to here

As soon as I opened my eyes this morning, I knew I was home.

No bird noise, apart from a few sparrow squeaks. No crows’ raucous noise, no crested pigeons coo-ing, no noisy miners warbling, no cockatoos squawking. 251 more words


Japan Festival '14

I displayed 12 prints at the bi-annual Japan Festival last Saturday 23 August, all Wellington landscapes in the style of Ando Hiroshige 1797-1858. Apparently they had 30,000 visitors, so decent exposure and great feedback. 86 more words

Alistair McDonald

another one about good service

When you feel like crap and you are a bit unhappy with a haircut you can feel even worse. I sent the hairdresser a note explaining why I felt a bit unhappy. 122 more words


Move to Wellington - Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th

Saturday 5th July

Up and was finished packing in time to meet Grant at 10am to go see the section he’s selling (NZ ish for piece of land) 610 more words

New Zealand

August 17, 2014 ... seasonal stirrings

Randomness rules regularly.

Beginning at Pauatahanui, my first image was a white-faced heron which I was attempting to sneak up on. It saw me and took to the air, so this was the best I could do. 148 more words