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Shifting home …

This is just to notify anybody who is interested that I have shifted my old “aqualung” and “small pieces” blogs from Typepad to here on a self-hosted WordPress site … I think I’ve cleaned up all the links during the import of old posts, but you might need to be...

Of ice buckets and absent friends

It has become one of the most successful charitable memes, certainly more successful than anticipated. In fact, it could be argued that the whole thing started by accident, but however it started, it currently defines “viral”, to the extent that is has attracted...

#ausvotes 2013

Just like last time, and with as little justification now as then 🙂 , here are my voting intentions for the upcoming Australian Federal election. Lower House (House of Assembly) Three years later, the determining factors are still the same: the National Broadband...

BUPA Challenge Update 6 … The Clock’s ticking!

Only a couple more sleeps, and we’re on … I’m a little surprised that I’m excited at the thought of flogging my body like this 🙂 Today’s ride was a relatively easy 50km down to the beach and back – Tour Down Under certainly has dragged a...

BUPA Challenge Update 5

Well, it’s January now, and we’re less than four weeks away from the BUPA Challenge. Christmas is done, with remarkably little damage to the fitness! As promised, I’ve started throwing in a few more hills (I’m starting to know Lower North East...