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Summer longin'

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Looking forward to the days when it’s warm enough for the kayaks to come out of the racks and into the water! 29 more words


Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

Guys, I love peanut butter. I know I’ve talked about the New Zealand peanut butter situation before, but since then there’s been a new development. 579 more words


New Zealand: Local Government, DIA ICT Services, Smart Cities and the coming Data Flood #internetofthings #ALGIMIMR

I spent the morning with the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) at their conference in Palmerston North. They had a huge range of topics on their agenda for the two days and I spoke on where I thought the Government Common Capability (ICT) Services were at, the incoming Data Flood as a result of the Smart and Sensing City movement, and the challenges that the local Councils are likely to face as a result. 54 more words


The Happy Isles of Oceania - Paul Theroux

I mentioned in my very first post that Paul Theroux had been an inspiration to me in my early twenties.  I picked up The Great Railway Bizarre… 1,210 more words

New Zealand

The Dish on Trader Joe's

 Customers have been asking for a Trader Joe’s to grace the presence of Palm Beach County for quite awhile. Their wish is Trader Joe’s command. The supermarket opening in the fall of 2014 in Palm Beach Gardens at PGA Plaza is the closest to Singer Island residents and is one of four to come to Palm Beach County: Delray, Wellington, Boca Raton, and PBG.  172 more words

One step closer to Italy

Over the weekend we took the first steps towards Italy. Our suitcases came out of the cupboard and we started to think about packing. For me that involved a lot of T-shirts and shorts and not much else. 18 more words