Christchurch – The Experience

Later edit: after I wrote the article, a few hours ago, more replicas of the initial earthquake have been reported and right now the situation is much worse than I initially depicted it. There is a huge demand for helping people trapped under collapsed buildings, for bringing in supplies and for starting the recovering process. … Read more Christchurch – The Experience

Learning To Fly. Literally

So here I am, in the middle of Christchurch, New Zealand, in a place called Cathedral Square, trying to find my way into a city I barely came in, a day ago. It was around 11 o’clock in the morning and the square was filled with people visiting a trade fair. Comedians, little things for … Read more Learning To Fly. Literally

Taming Monkey Number Two: Done

There’s a very good chance that I’ll be in Christchurch when you read this. For the last week I’ve been in Auckland, as part of my second attempt to tame some inner monkeys. If you don’t know what I mean by this, you can learn more about why and how I ditched my New Years … Read more Taming Monkey Number Two: Done

5 Things Avatar Taught Me About Self-Improvement

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I’m not a hyper when it comes to movies. On the contrary, I wait a lot before going to see a big blockbuster. I saw Titanic 3 years after the launch. Matrix 2 years after the initial hype. But last year I took the plunge and went to see Avatar. In short, I liked it. … Read more 5 Things Avatar Taught Me About Self-Improvement

You Steal My Jacket? Blood In Your Face!

When I was younger, I had a little bit of a restless life. I had what the vast majority of people knows as “a lot of fun”. Which translated in drinking 5 days out of 7 each week, the rest of 2 being reserved to women. Sometimes the ratio being drastically reversed in favor of … Read more You Steal My Jacket? Blood In Your Face!

Taming Monkey Number One: Second Update

It’s February 2nd, which means there are already 2 days past the initial liveline for taming my first monkey. If you just got here and have no idea what I’m talking about, you may want to read first why I ditched my new years resolutions (and decided to tame some monkeys instead), and also how … Read more Taming Monkey Number One: Second Update

Mariner Promo Code – February 2011

Last month I wrote a post about the longest promotion on the Internet, one that lasted more than 2 years. It’s something that happened on this very blog, and it’s about a promo code for Mariner products. If you don’t know what Mariner products are, suffice to say that they are fine pieces of Apple … Read more Mariner Promo Code – February 2011