Moments in Time by Ralph Miller – Artist Dunedin

  Moments in Time… Ralph Miller was a highly talented Dunedin artist who died in 1956 at the young age of thirty seven, but left over 1000 sketches and artwork that has been kept in the family for decades; some artwork is in galleries. A wide selection of Ralph Miller‚ sketches and paintings are reproduced and… Continue reading Moments in Time by Ralph Miller – Artist Dunedin

Search Engine Optimisation [SEO] and being found online – an overview

Many owners of a new website can be quite amazed that it won’t show in the first, or any search engine results pages. If it does appear quite quickly then it’s either luck or good planning and hard work with attention to detail. Here are a few thoughts assuredly not covering every aspect – none… Continue reading Search Engine Optimisation [SEO] and being found online – an overview

Volunteer work on a new conservation initiative in Mt Aspiring National Park

Sometimes I take some time-out to help the NZ Dept of Conservation do braided river multi day bird surveys, or to help even the odds for endangered species like the Buff Weka, and once even did a bat survey in the dark. In a joint venture with the newly formed Matukituki Charitable Trust, last week… Continue reading Volunteer work on a new conservation initiative in Mt Aspiring National Park

Endorsements, appreciations, testimonials and recommendations

My Knight in Computer Armour! For those of us not so computer savy – my mentor – my problem solver – my new equipment supplier – since introduced to computers in 1996, the patience of a saint and all at a moments notice! Karin Cameron Strawmark – ‘Living as nature intended’ with ‘beauty and performance’… Continue reading Endorsements, appreciations, testimonials and recommendations

A rule of thirds that works for any software project…

An article in this morning’s ODT got me thinking again about the huge NZ education payroll system debacle Novopay, especially as a friend just last night asked me what I thought [ans. was “probably the quickest thing would be to rebuild it”].     I don’t claim to be a programmer, but I’ve built a… Continue reading A rule of thirds that works for any software project…

Digital Cameras the Easy Way by Brian Miller

There is quite an effort needed to master today’s highly computerised digital cameras and their manuals! Dunedin writer and publisher Brian Miller has addressed this by writing an outstanding little book, fact filled with solid practical advice [with even a quote from iCommunicate’s Donald], all about Digital Cameras the Easy Way. Digital Cameras the easy… Continue reading Digital Cameras the Easy Way by Brian Miller

Otago Central Rail Trail easy guide

This innovative pocket-guide will change the way people ride the Rail Trail in Central Otago. Over 10 000 people ride and enjoy the rail trail each year but too many ride each section without stopping to enjoy the side-trips. This compact illustrated guide packed with useful facts, cross-sections, easy-to-digest information and suggested side trips will… Continue reading Otago Central Rail Trail easy guide