Elbow grease

Why do they call it elbow grease?  I’m going to have to google that now before my laptop’s battery dies on me… one minute please.  Right, that was less interesting than I expected… Anyway, I…. Sorry about that, just took a little break to let the scary earthquake pass – …

The latest addition

If you’ve read my About Me page, then you’d have picked up that I’m an amateur petrol-head, and all-around DIY fiend.  I also haven’t posted anything here for a while, because of a combination of being overly busy at work, and not feeling like writing anything (possibly related to the 1st …

How’s the weather in Seattle?

PASS Summit I’m fortunate enough to be heading to Seattle this weekend for the PASS Summit courtesy of my employer (thanks again!). It’s my first visit the the US as well, so I’m extra-excited! The weather here (in Wellington, New Zealand) is pretty average at the moment – I still …

Snow snow snow!

I’ve been wanting to try posting from the WordPress iPhone app, and here’s my chance! Snow! (well, some snow, and lots of slushy stuff) Snow in itself isn’t that exciting, but snow in Wellington IS unusual. My wife is a local and can’t remember there ever been full-on snow like …

Look where you want to go

I ride a motorbike to and from work every day. I thoroughly enjoy getting out on my Suzuki whenever possible – in fact I no longer even own a car. So obviously it was only a matter of time before I tried to wrangle in some kind of tenuous link …