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A Cheap Weekend in Seattle

At least, that was the selling point.  Our number one child, Catherine, who’s always wanted to see whales, had been nagging her parents about how much she needed a vacation during the one week gap between the end of her summer semester and the beginning of her fall semester, and “Flights to Seattle are really cheap at the moment”.   3,236 more words

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The Ambidextrous Snow Bunny

Day 15 / 24 July 2015

Our last day and boy did Auckland bring it! Once again like most other days on holiday with Aden and I we began with great heights – 192 metres to be precise. 351 more words

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The Ambidextrous Snow Bunny

Day 15 / 24 July 2015

Our last day and boy did Auckland bring it! Once again like most other days on holiday with Aden and I we began with great heights – 192 metres to be precise. 351 more words

Travel

 The Grill by Sean Connolly

I have been to The Grill a few times in the last couple of years. I have had the lunch special, the pre-theater menu and the regular menu. 267 more words

Auckland

APAC returns to New Zealand. An explosion of innovative health and healthcare success stories

No doubt you’ve heard of the APAC Forum, managed by Ko Awatea, the centre for health system innovation and improvement at CM Health. Now in its fourth year APAC, is already the third largest healthcare improvement conference in the world.It’s right up there with similar conferences in Europe and the US.  498 more words

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St. Regis Hotel in Winnipeg bought by group behind SkyCity complex

WINNIPEG — The St. Regis Hotel is changing hands again.

CentreVenture has sold the property on Smith Street for $4 million to Fortress Real Developments, the same group that is planning SkyCity, a massive complex proposed for the parking lot across from the former Canada Post building. 139 more words

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Cry "Brutality!" And Let Slip The Dogs (Er, Protestors) Of War

Social media has erupted with petulant cries of “Police brutality!!” and “Sack that officer!!!!” after footage emerged today showing a female protester attempting to breach a skirmish line being thrown back by police. 549 more words

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