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New Regent Street is an historical street in Christchurch.  Those of you in Europe may think 1932 isn’t very historic, but in Christchurch, post earthquake, it is!   925 more words

Food & Wine

How (not) to spend the weekend

I’ve just had a 3 day weekend come to an end.  I had worked a couple of extra weekend days and I had Friday off to make up for only a one day weekend last week.   480 more words


What jobs are on the New Zealand Skills Shortage List?

Before you get too carried away switching your rugby allegiance to the All Blacks or starting to brush up on your Kiwi slang, it’s a good idea to see whether your skills are needed in New Zealand. 540 more words

New Zealand

City lights: 2015 in pictures: July

A month of lights. July included school holidays,  and I had a week off work. Hence a flurry of activities.


Lantern Parade

We loved the Lantern Parade. 160 more words


Lazy winter days

I’ve not posted for a while. I managed to get a cold, then I had another venesection treatment, and alongside that we’ve had snow, sleet, ice and frosts. 203 more words


Fronting Up

Standing up and presenting in front of a bunch of strangers is… well, it’s strange. They give you their time, and in exchange you attempt to deliver value for them. 150 more words


Birds' eyes: 2015 in pictures: June

It is 2 July 2015. This is what June 2015 in Christchurch looked like. Some beautiful and bright wintry days made getting out and about appealing. 92 more words