Category: Michael’s Happenings


When I started blogging in August 2003 TypePad was my blogging platform of choice. For the past decade I have used TypePad for hosting my business web sites, a couple of collaborative sites, and a few family blogs. TypePad has served me well over the decade, but it […]

Just 11 Days

On September 22 I pulled out of New Zealand and headed to London, flying Air New Zealand via Los Angeles. Air New Zealand had a neat surprise awaiting me in Auckland when I arrived from Christchurch – we had the Boeing 777-300ER painted in the Hobbit livery for […]

Europe in September

I will be heading back to Europe in late September, to keynote the Interaction 2013 conference in London, and to present a number of workshops. There are two confirmed engagements while I’m in Europe: – Wednesday September 25 – Interaction 2013 Conference in London, at which I will […]

Just 10 Days

Last week I was in Europe, delivering three workshops and speaking at a conference. It was a whirlwind of a tour, and while definitely a privilege to be there, has taken this week to recover from being away. Here’s what I did while away, and what I learnt […]

A Week in Europe – June 24 to 28

On Friday I will be starting another trip to Europe. It’s become something of an annual pilgrimage (sometimes more often than that), and for this year the first trip just about to start. After waiting for this week to come for months, it is finally here … and […]

Welcome to 2013

Welcome to 2013 – I hope you have had a great start to the New Year, wherever you have been. And I wish you every success in the coming year. With it being the middle of summer here in New Zealand, I have enjoyed a four week annual […]

See You in the New Year

I’m on annual vacation until January 14. It’s been a great year, and now it is time to share a few wonderful weeks with my family. If you have a book order, please place it as normal … and I’ll ship it out as normal. Until next year […]

United States in late January 2013

I’ll be in the United States in late January 2013. My anchor event is IBM Connect 2013 from January 27-31 in Florida; I’ll be attending as an industry analyst for the second year running. I have some days available for consulting and workshops while I’m in the United […]