I’ve been doing a bit more physical activity each week to try and improve my level of fitness since October last year. On the 21st of January a few members of IS along with a few others in council (who will remain nameless) decided to partake in a Biggest Loser competition to help motivate us… Continue reading My First Marathon
Category: General Rantings
Just everyday stuff, more than a load of old cods wallop though…
GSX-R1000 Crash, worst finish to best MotoTT trackday ever!
Today I attended a MotoTT motorcycle trackday in Taupo. It was a special trackday as they were drawing the grand prize winner of the 2012 Suzuki SV650S (valued at $13,500). To have an entry in the draw you needed to have attended two trackdays since August 2011. At lunchtime they pulled my name out of… Continue reading GSX-R1000 Crash, worst finish to best MotoTT trackday ever!
In Color, Rotorua Grab One Voucher Debacle
My wife brought two (of the 77 sold) Grab One vouchers from In Colour, Rotorua on February 23, 2012 titled: $69 for 3 Hours of Preparation & Painting or Wallpapering with In Color, Rotorua (value $155) Here is the breakdown of what followed:
Ohope Camping Holiday 2012
In the last weekend of January before Joshua started school, we borrowed a friends ute and all his camping gear and took the family on our first ever camping trip. Considering we hadn’t spent a single night in a tent together, Kim and I were a bit apprehensive about the whole thing, but thought since… Continue reading Ohope Camping Holiday 2012
Snow in Rotorua, New Zealand
Today for the first time (in what some people say) fifty years, five decades, 50 years It snowed in Rotorua! Now, it wasn’t heavy enough to settle or hang around for long, but we can safely say it snowed. And lucky for me I took my camera to work in anticipation of the snow coming… Continue reading Snow in Rotorua, New Zealand
MotoTT Double Trackday – Taupo, March 18-19, 2011
The team from MotoTT Trackdays decided to hold a two-day trackday, using a different track for each day.
Tweets for the week ending 2011-03-06
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MotoTT Trackday – Taupo, February 11, 2011
It was to be my third ever trackday at the Taupo Motorsports Park and I was feeling great! It was a Friday, so had taken a day off work to participate, I had one goal to achieve by the end of the day… to get my ‘knee down’
U2 360° Tour – 12hr round trip
Jump to: Photos | Video | Setlist It pays to be active on Facebook these days, on Wednesday November 24, 2010 I won 2x PL1 tickets to U2’s second ‘360° Tour’ Auckland show via Vodafone New Zealand’s Facebook page. The tickets had a total retail value of $670. So I put in for a half… Continue reading U2 360° Tour – 12hr round trip
Rotorua ‘Pull My Finger…’
Just thought I’d share my luck in becoming one of 9 runner up’s in a recent ‘Love your Town’ promotion to have a slogan designed and printed on t-shirts run by Air New Zealand’s GrabaSeat and Billi Tees.