Perfect day in the capital today…and only the second time in my life it hasn’t been raining on my birthday!



Going down:
West Ham,
the chances of the Hurricanes reaching the Super 15 playoffs,
the popularity of Wellington Airport’s new “sign’
The temperature

Going up:
Jose Bautista (.353 avg, 19 HR. 31 RBI in 39 games),
Ben Smith’s chances of making the All Blacks World Cup squad,
the amzing new fish and chip shop on Northland Road,

Broken: laptop hard drive

Visitors: Nigel this week, then Tom Newton-Smith for a week in July. Woop!

Recently bought: Aberlour A’bunadh whiskey..just perfect for winter