Category Archive: on the road

Defend!

Defend!

I’d taken our family back to my home town for a visit. I heard their comments and I thought they were somewhat surprised by the …

 

Country mouse: city mouse

Country mouse: city mouse

When I came to live in Wellington (aka the big city) I used to get Marica to drive everywhere. Well, mostly everywhere. It wasn’t the …

 

Don’t forget to check off!

Don’t forget to check off!

“You know, if you want to avoid me, you should stop coming here.” Lea stirred from her daydream and looked around nervously. Who… ? The guy …

 

Keeping up

Keeping up

I’m walking down the street early this afternoon. I’ve just had a successful meeting. Things are going well. Suddenly, there’s a lemon tree, complete with lemons, …

 

Flash mobs

Flash mobs

I think half the city was involved in the ‘random’, ‘spontaneous’ flash mobbed Samoan haka in downtown Wellington today. I’m unsure whether it was a …

 

Making plans

Making plans

Early this afternoon a deeply evil looking cloud rolled across Wellington from the south. Soon after, in addition to the outbursts of lightning and loud …

 

What’s your story – 005

What’s your story – 005

Goodness, it’s been ages since we gave you a chance to add a story. Well, better late than never. Here’s your chance to tell us …

 

Two wheels good

Two wheels good

I had this breakthrough today when I decided that the bicycle is the greatest machine humanity has ever come up with. Sure, the wheel, the …

 

Thinking, outside

Thinking, outside

I’d rather like one dollar for every time I’ve heard someone say, “thinking outside the box” as some sort of catch-all for thinking at all. …

 

Drive time

Drive time

I’m walking back from a visit to my dentist, and it’s cold and raining. There’s that familiar feeling of being on a path that’s somehow …