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Action stations!

March 31st, 2008

   Just under 19 hours until wheels up and my room is still a tip. I’ve successfully left The Green Pub for the third and final time. When going to Europe and America I have assumed the flat my friends and I have shared since 2001 would still be there when I returned. But this time [...]

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6 pairs of shoes

March 25th, 2008

   Thanks to my good friend Levi and his US postal address I now own six pairs of Montrail shoes. I guess he actually owns them because he paid for them since, like many US-centric businesses, Montrail declined my credit card. Come one people. You bill Visa, Visa bills me. It doesn’t matter that I live [...]

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Great South Road & Tent

March 17th, 2008

   I have been very slack in physical preparation for this walk. Last year I was running a few kms every day and spending the rest of the hour in the gym at work. This year I’ve been walking to and from work regularly (not anymore, today was my first weekday off!) but hiking has been [...]

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Happily Unemployed

March 16th, 2008

   A long, long time ago, in Washington state (which is far, far away), I talked to Rigatoni and Angelhair (collectively known as The Noodleheads) about what they “do”. It was them that instilled in me the belief that what one does for a job should not define you. Sure, that’s what you do for money [...]

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January 30th, 2008

   Today I am the grateful recipient of an OtterBox 2000. I was given it by the OtterBox company to protect my Nokia N810 and since there is some extra space in there it’ll also be keeping my stash of memory cards safe and dry too. I got the idea from OHararp LLC who use the [...]

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Keeping in touch

December 25th, 2007

I have in my hands a brand new N810, Nokia’s latest internet tablet. It’s taking some getting used to, the application servers seem to be broken, but I have WordPy installed and it’s the first step to blogging from the road.

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