Archive for March, 2012

Volvo Ocean Race

This weekend I was lucky to be able to head down to the Auckland Viaduct, joining the other 250,000 people who came through the week to check out the Volvo Ocean Race Village. It was a fantastic atmosphere and awesome to be able to get right up close to the boats as the crew were […]

Older is better? We’ll see.

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Dee in Nelson. The email was equal parts enquiring and venting. Like many, Dee was expressing her frustration at what appears to be a built in obsolescence to the appliances we buy for our homes. A few years ago friends of ours had their heater, […]