Category Archives: Conference
Exercise and swim in the morning. Tried to get Internet to work again, but still no joy.
Off to Oz. Bumpy over the Tasman, but are now on the 34th floor of an apartment tower block. We can see for miles and miles and miles… Can’t connect to the internet. This could be a problem… I decide … Continue reading
Saw a kiwi, tiger cubs, monkeys, a tuatara and got some video of some mere cats!
Saw Beau at his new sheltered accommodation down in Cambridge. He thinks it better than the place he was living at in Hamilton. Nice lunch, with Helen and Jane weeding his front garden Helen has her first Teppan-Yaki and is … Continue reading
Helen doesn’t know we’re here, so we arrange to be in a side room of the restaurant (Vinnies, St ???) with the cards (including one we brought over from Michy) and present. We hear voices as they settle down in … Continue reading
Janey picked us up and proceeds to spend most of the trip saying to Megan “you’re staying at Sky City, right?”. I think this is a ruse to put me off the scent, but it turns out Jane doesn’t know … Continue reading
Get into Auckland. Very tired – I didn’t get any sleep, but watched 5 movies (Black Sheep – Genetically Engineered sheep go on the rampage – funny (although Megan was groaning at some of the Kiwi-isms in it), Hancock – … Continue reading
Arrived in Hong Kong, getting through immigration/customs was not a chore, and the train to the city was quick, clean and efficient. There was a glitch at the hotel, as someone had transcribed my name as MacDonald and they had … Continue reading
We’re off to Hong Kong this evening – I’m not sure I’m looking forward to it all that much. Seen too many Jackie Chan movies I guess…