Where have I been all these months? With my head in a hole obviously. My colleague Zef alerted me to the joys of www.last.fm – and what a joyous day it was. Fleet Foxes performs tomorrow night at the SFBH here in Wellington. I like their music. So, I type their name into last.fm and […]
Here it is: January 5, 2009 Letter from Apple CEO Steve Jobs Dear Apple Community, For the first time in a decade, I’m getting to spend the holiday season with my family, rather than intensely preparing for a Macworld keynote. Unfortunately, my decision to have Phil deliver the Macworld keynote set off another flurry of […]
Last week our house was wracked with ill health – the week before I returned to work. So bad was it that I was tempted to ask the powers that be to change my compulsory leave to ‘sick leave’. Anyway, as a result of all this illness Sugar dragged herself to the after hours doctor. […]
Australia is leading the way again. The Plastic Shopping Bags (Waste Avoidance) Bill was passed into law in November 2008, and will be phased in between January and May 2009. This is a landmark decision and one the New Zealand government should introduce. There are many retailers who are already heading in that direction. The […]
Happy New Year everyone. As an old fart I was in bed at 11.30pm – flicked on National Radio to listen to a terrible Brendan Duggan interview, only to have them play the worst version of Auld Lang Syne at midnight. Welcome to 2009.