NZ Uphill – Week one, planning

For those of you following the progress of my trip from one end of NZ to the other on a bike, you will be absolutely thrilled to know I have completed week one of planning. Looking to launch in March April. Shit. For the low down check out http://nzuphill.8degrees.co.nz/2009/01/27/the-art-of-speed-planning/

Twitter motivations?

Do you use Twitter? What are your motives for using it? If you don’t know what I am talking about, Twitter is an emerging social networking phenomenon that lets anyone “tweet” in 140 characters or less their thoughts, opinions or just what they are doing, right at that moment. Anyone can follow your tweets, and…

Today’s inspirational message

Here is today’s inspirational message (well any day’s inspiration actually). This came as a reminder from [business:Get Frank]’s @richhenry on Twitter, plus a post on www.getfrank.co.nz. You may remember this as a Saatchi ad from the 90’s. Goose-pimply inspirational (mind the pun). For the full transcript of the ad see the post over on getfrank.co.nz….

NZ Uphill

My major new year resolution came to me a little late this year. Well to be honest, I made it on New Years Eve, but kept it under my hat for a bit, just to make really damn sure I wasn’t just drunk and it is something I might like to do. To show that…

Ferrit, an expensive lesson.

Two years ago I wrote about the relaunch of ferrit.co.nz (with an actual shopping cart this time) and predicted that despite all the things wrong with the site, that eventually Telecom would get there because they have quite a considerable war chest to throw at it, and they will bludgeon into submission the public with…

Are the odd years good for you?

We have gone from an even year to an odd year. Does that matter? I have a little superstition that the evens are bountiful and the odds are hard work. Now that’s not to be pessimistic and expect doom and gloom (gawd there are enough doom merchants around at the moment). No, I actually like…