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New fish on the block.

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Greetings and Happy New Year! I made a singular resolution this year, and that was to write for Eye of the Fish, so it’s a pleasure to be the first post of the new year.  Plus, with this post I’ll have already have accomplished my resolution – huzzah! One of the things that I’ve found difficult is that, unlike commenting, writing actually takes work!  who knew……

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The business of the Basin Reserve flyover has been on my mind so I thought I’d use this guest post to question our current strategy for SH1 between The Terrace and Kilbernie. You see, the thing is I’ve just not been able to work out who is supposed to be happy with the current strategy. Of course we’ve got the motorists represented by NZTA (and half…

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Inspired by his suggestion from this post:  Stop the Flyover Schiphol is built on a drained bit of land that used to be be the Harlemmermeer. So in the same spirit, I propose the following: 1. Build a dam from Seatoun to the east side of the harbour. 2. Install pumps powered by windmills and pump all the water out. Note that the windmills should be…

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I finally posted my first blog entry here just a short while ago, but it’s been a long time in the making.  Maximus had been pushing me to write for sometime, and I’d have some ideas, but I kept asking myself “what intelligent, compelling insight am I going to bring to the reader?” Then I recalled something told to all writers – stick to what you…