Over the past four years I have flown from New Zealand to London … at least 10 times, with the most being four times in one seven month period. If it has been possible, I have always chosen to fly via Hong Kong, due to getting access to […]
A few years ago Katrina gave me some tulip bulbs for my birthday, and even planted them just outside my office window. For a couple of weeks a year I get to enjoy them … and now is the time. I’m not into flowers, but I think the […]
Many of the routine meetings we hold today can be replaced / enhanced with new ways of meeting, without having to travel to get there. But when travel is required, there’s a set of common sense ideas you can follow to reduce your costs: – plan ahead, and […]
Tim, a game developer, tried out Windows 8 on his main PC and hated the experience. He explains why in a long post that drew many comments: “As a cruel trick on myself, about a month ago I installed Windows 8 on my main PC to see what […]
I’ve had two Macs for the past two and bit years; an iMac 27 for in-the-office work, and a MacBook Pro 13 for out-and-about work. The balance has worked well, but as I’ve been doing more workshops and seminars, I’ve been noticing that the 13″ screen was getting […]
It was my friend Peter Crow some years ago who introduced me to the wonders of the form-fitting covers from Radtech for Apple products. He’d purchased a MacBook Air and somehow scored a grey Radtech cover in the process. What I immediately loved about the idea was that […]
TUMI has released three videos in a “case studies” series, focused on how people pack for upcoming trips. Each video is less than two minutes, and you get an insight into different approaches to packing. It’s worth a look if you have to travel frequently. The other two […]
I met Rod Drury a few years ago in conjunction with the work he was doing at Aftermail, which he subsequently sold to Quest Software. After that sale, he started beavering away at his next project – an online accounting service – called Xero. Anyway, Rod and Xero […]
Next time I’m in Copenhagen, I need to attend a concert by these people. I love the look of the little girl at 0:53.
An impressive display of Steve’s “revolutionary and magical device,” to tout the benefits of Stockholm. Very clever.