Monthly Archives: August 2009

No Drunken Browsing

I’ve become a big fan of online shopping.  It’s cheap, convenient, suitably antisocial, and I can do it without needing to leave the couch, having it all delivered to our front door the following day. Fantastic. But still, one thing … Continue reading

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Winter Tramping, Attempt II

Winter tramping in the Waitakeres is fantastic on a non-rainy day. (Which we do occasionally get.) The weather’s not sweat-bathingly hot, and the narrow roads aren’t teeming with surfies scrambling to get to the beach to impress each other with … Continue reading

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The Sleep Experiment, La Conclusion

This Saturday marked the completion of our sleep experiment. For the past four weeks we have been going to bed at 8pm, and not getting up again until after 7am the following morning. Our aim was to reproduce Wehr’s results … Continue reading

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Winter Tramping

Some ground rules for winter tramping: Tell family/friends where you’re going and what route you’re taking Check the weather forecast beforehand Bring sufficient warm clothing and water proof over-gear Study the map beforehand Bring a proper map/compass Don’t veer off … Continue reading

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