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Whirlwind Month

Since I left Auckland at the end of August, it’s been a pretty hectic month, with flights all over the place and adventures in Wellington, Hastings, Melbourne and Sydney! After we left Auckland, Lisa and I enjoyed a relaxed week … Continue reading

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Getting there!

Whilst I’ve been selling off a lot of stuff lately, I started attacking the apartment properly this weekend and the evenings since, going with a system of 3 piles –  stuff to take to Melbourne, stuff to store in Wellington … Continue reading

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Goodbye NZ, hello Aussies!

So it’s official, Lisa and I are heading off from NZ for a while to try our luck over in that other small island nation across the Tasman. The idea is that we’ll spend a couple years in AU and … Continue reading

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Lord of the Fries

As a New Zealander, Australia is always an attractive option to consider as a destination for both holidays and work experiences – better money, better weather (assuming you like heat), more opportunities and a chance to experience living in a … Continue reading

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Great Ocean Roadtrip

The weekend before linux.conf.au, I decided to go on a roadtrip with @chrisjrn down south of Melbourne for a roadtrip through the rural areas and along the Great Ocean Road. I started the trip with a pickup from @chrisjrn from … Continue reading

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AirNZ 747, yay!

For my trip to linux.conf.au in Melbourne/Ballarat I had rescheduled my flights from Wellington to Auckland due to the fact that I had booked my flights before my lovely lady dragged me up to Auckland to live with her. It’s … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au 2012

In a couple days I’ll be flying out to Melbourne, Australia for linux.conf.au 2012, the undisputed greatest week of the year, being held in Ballarat. I’ve been attending this conference since 2006 in Dunedin and it’s continued to be an … Continue reading

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October AU Travels Plans

I’ve been in a bit of a travelling mood lately – first a North Island roadtrip then snowboarding, next I’m off to visit Melbourne and Brisbane, two of my favourite cities . I’ve visited both places a few times now, … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Day 02

For my final day in Melbourne, @MissNickiBee had organised the greatest tour of all time – a visit to CISRAC at Melbourne Museum and then to Monash University’s computer museum. After starting the day with coffee, we headed off the … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Day 01

Had a bit of a sleep in on my first full day in Melbourne, eventually @MissNickiBee came and looked at me disapprovingly till I got up off the floor. Start off with coffee and breakfast in a cafe down some … Continue reading

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