We built this city …

Last week I went to Christchurch for work for a night. It is the first time I have been back to Christchurch since late 2010 when I was there briefly between the September and February earthquakes. We had a house there and we called by to check it out when we were passing through town to see ow the tenants were faring, and to check on the reported damage.
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Taking the plunge

Sometimes making a major change in your life is something you keep looking for excuses to put off, until finally it becomes clear that you are, in fact, obfuscating. For me this preparation started some two to three years ago as I started to increase the levels of freelance work I undertook within the library profession. Continue reading “Taking the plunge”

Over the hill

It’s my birthday next week, and while this is not a source or great joy for me, nor is it a source of major depression. However, in the past few days I have had to enter my date of birth into some of those pre-populated web forms a few times for various things. You have to scroll down to find your year of birth, and lately I seem to have been scrolling for so long that the wheel starts to spin, and eventually stops at a year miles from today. Then I start to think about the number, and realise it is getting quite high. Continue reading “Over the hill”

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