new server

Just to let you know that the website and my email may have been behaving strangely over the last few days. I’ve been moving between servers, from a virtual server (where I was sharing a computer with others) to my own server. It’s just a cheap one, but it should be noticably quicker and has an awful lot more disc space.

The upshot of all this is that I may have lost any email sent to me over the last few days. As far as I can tell, I’ve not lost any, but please resend if there is no reply.

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Posted: 2005-10-12


Well, a lot has happened since I last updated the site. I’ve been home a few times, had two weddings to go to and, sadly, a funeral to attend. I’ve also been entirely unemployed, but I’ve been busy enough settling in with Eilidh in our flat in Edinburgh and trying to get some of the NZ work done at home…

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Posted: 2005-05-12


Well, various problems for Air New Zealand have left me 4hrs late. The connecting flights have been held, but I’m now leaving LAX at 6:40pm and getting into Heathrow at 1:05pm on Thursday. My UK mobile is working, but I cannot phone or text out. I guess I’ll have to wait till London before I can phone anyone. Better go get my compensatory free meal. See you soon. Anj

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Posted: 2005-03-24



I’ve been a bit worried, as for the last week flights from Wellington airport have been severely delayed due to foggy conditions. I looked out of my window this morning, and saw banks of fog still clinging low on the hillsides…

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Posted: 2005-03-23


don't panic

Well, thanks for the feedback. After a number of people explained I was being insane, and probably guaranteeing that I’d herniate something, I decided not to bring the bike home. At first the kind folks here offered to sell it for me via that finest of NZ institutions,

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Posted: 2005-03-22



The time has come for the fourth annual bi-hemispherical dash, and I’m looking for some help with a particularly troublesome luggage issue. I want to bring my mountain bike back from Wellington to Edinburgh, and I’m not quite sure how to go about it. If you have any ideas of experience of travelling with large luggage, please read on and see if you can help…

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Posted: 2005-03-21



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