In light of our recent commemorations of Anzac Day I thought I would share some photographs by a photographer I have followed on Flickr for a while now. For reference the building is the National War Memorial here in Wellington. There is only one building, not the multiple that the images look like. I loved … Continue reading Anzac photography
I'm currently reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo. I had started it a few months ago, getting through the first couple of chapters before my attention was drawn elsewhere. It is quite a quirky book; part memoir and part practical application. So far I have tackled her first area for clearing out - … Continue reading Currently Reading: Non Fiction edition
So, how do you live on less than you earn? Well, this series of 12 tips from the Commoncents website lays it out quite simply. It's pretty basic. Here are some steps for getting to that place, if you aren't already there. Track EVERYTHING you are currently spending your money on for a month, including … Continue reading Savings & No spend September
I had noticed this local financial website being advertised on the television and thought I would finally get myself over to see what it had to offer. The piece I was interested in seeing first was about de-cluttering your home. This is something I have been chipping away at for some time. We are not … Continue reading Commoncents
Oh, I love this!
It is so very, very, very, very true of Kiwis.
G’day Deano and the crew.
This is from us back home. You’ll be having some strategy meeting. Knocking around a few ideas. Hell, you might even be asleep. Us at home? We’re doing that too. You’ll have your eye on the big picture, the San Francisco bay weather, the clouds, the rules, what the Americans (or is it Aussies?) are doing to their boat over night. Probably giving the big outboard motor a polish, if the last few days are anything to go by.
We don’t know about any of that stuff. We know bugger all about sailing. I don’t mean that lot by the sea up North with their flash boats sitting around the yacht club yelling at the television in some nautical language we don’t speak, they know about sailing. I mean us. The rest of us out in New Zealand.
We are getting up every morning to…
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