November 2009

auckland harbour

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this was the view out the window of a meeting i went to recently.  bit distracting to be honest.

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the view on the way to work

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this is what i see on the way to work

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this is it with the tide out, often it’s almost lapping up at the road

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sure beats the M4 back in the UK

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we buy faulty laptop

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i’m not too sure how to interpret this sign.  i think it’s telling us they bought a faulty laptop, and it was such a disaster that you might suffer long queues and delays getting served in the shop ? 

no wonder it’s ‘laptop’ singular.  they wouldn’t want to make that mistake again.

taking the car to work

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i’ve no idea why this car was in reception at level 6 of my office.  i suspect it couldn’t fit in the lift to get down to the carpark.

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plants

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not sure if these are weeds or properly planted type plants, but they are very nice.

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guess the thing

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it’s a shame comments are broken or i’d do a ‘guess the thing’ on this. 

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i’d not seen these before we moved to new zealand.  I thought they must be funky radio aerials or something.  but in fact they are just so the driver can judge the distance to the front of their car for parking / manooovering etc.

kiwi dummy

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look !  it’s my first kiwi dummy, found on a beach in east auckland.

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why did I ever doubt they’d be nothing to photo over this end of the planet ?

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on the run

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we went to a horse race a few weeks ago

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it was jolly good.

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a cute dead thing

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these pictures are worth clicking on to see the cute dead thing in more detail

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we did work out what it was, but then i forgot again.   sorry

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