The best camera is the one you have with you

Olympus advertisements in Australia liken a cellphone camera to two minute noodles: I love the advertisements – they made me giggle – but I don’t agree with them. I put out a couple of questions on Twitter; the best camera is the one you have with you. true or false? does it have to be a DSLR or will a…

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My plan for the Auckland Zombie Apocalypse

My safety kit – my emergency provisions box – is not only for when there is a volcanic eruption and it’s all turned to hell in Auckland – it’s also for when the Zombies come. And it is stored upstairs with me because when shit goes down, the Treehouse will be my fortress. The Auckland Zombie Apocalypse – we are going to…

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8tracks Debut

I make a lot of Mixtapes. Not real mixes on tapes but Mixtapes – you know?
So many times and experiences in life can be enhanced and then summed up … if we put it all together and say it with a Mixtape

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Never enter a battle of wits unarmed

I have been known to utter a few insults in my time – some of them with rather choice language. On the look out for quotes, I came across this very appropriate one from J Russell Lynes: “If you can’t ignore an insult, top it; if you can’t top it, laugh it off; and if you can’t laugh it off,…

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Things I Like

  Today is the first day of a new feature – Things I Like.  Friday is as good a day as any to run it so here we go.  A small selection of the things that have made my week.  

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Countdown to Inbox = 0

My Inbox was getting me down.  In fact, even worse, it was controlling my day! So I went postal on it – if you can pardon the terrible pun. I spent the last part of my day attacking my inbox and taking on some board some pretty cool ideas and methods of managing it that one of my colleagues had…

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Social Media is NOT bad for the World

Tonight the topic at Auckland’s Social Media Club was The Great Debate – Social Media is bad for Me, bad for Business and bad for the World. Myself, Belinda Nash and Rebecca Smith debated the negative. I really enjoyed tonight – and I really enjoyed debating.  Aside from the fact that I enjoyed the topic too! We only just won…

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30 Days of Me – Day One

Day 01- A recent picture of you and 15 interesting facts about yourself 1. I have started four different degrees at University and have not yet finished any of them. Up until I became a PADI Instructor, the only qualification I had ever completed was my Liquor Licensing Authority General Manager’s License. 2. My blue eyes can change shade –…

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