Monthly Archives: August 2008

Nikau Cave

With a car on loan, the mission for Saturday was to go caving. And Nikau Cave is probably the best caving expedition possible within a day trip from Auckland. One of several impressive limestone caverns in Nikau Cave. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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An Apostrophe does not mean ‘Holy Shit, here comes an ’s”

Spotted in the NZ Herald today: Misuse of the apostrophe in the event of a word ending in an ‘s’ must be the single most common grammatical blunder in the English language. An apostrophe denotes possession not pluralisation. It is … Continue reading

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An Apostrophe does not mean ‘Holy Shit, here comes an ‘s”

Spotted in the NZ Herald today: Misuse of the apostrophe in the event of a word ending in an ‘s’ must be the single most common grammatical blunder in the English language. An apostrophe denotes possession not pluralisation. It is … Continue reading

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An Ideal World

After finishing dinner, Beau picks up the central Auckland newspaper. “Ooh there’s a boobs on bike parade”, exclaims B. “Oh, but John Banks is against it” he says, reading from the article. “Hm, why’s that?” I ask. “Well, he says … Continue reading

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Here Comes Everybody

I have just finished reading “Here Comes Everybody”, by Clay Shirky. The book discusses social networking, and the general direction of commerce and communication, now that we are fully immersed in the Internet Revolution. Some of the more interesting topics … Continue reading

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Dunn’s Bush and the Puhoi Pub

With the first sunny weekend for seemingly several months, we embarked on an exploration of Dunn’s Bush as part of a bigger ongoing mission to discover tramps finishing with a pub*, in this case the Puhoi Pub. Dunn’s Bush was … Continue reading

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Dunn’s Bush and the Puhoi Pub

With the first sunny weekend for seemingly several months, we embarked on an exploration of Dunn’s Bush as part of a bigger ongoing mission to discover tramps finishing with a pub*, in this case the Puhoi Pub. Dunn’s Bush was … Continue reading

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