Author: Philip Newman

The New Brighton Pier

 I went for a walk down the pier this morning to take some photos.  It weather was cold, windy and threatening to rain but I took a number of shots for my archive.  I...

Inspiring 15 year old whiz kid.

MIT finds 15-year-old scouring trash bins for parts. What he’s built will leave you stunned. 15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts,...

5 things I hate about blogging.

I was just reading “My top 5 blogging things list to be cool like Darren” and it reminded me of a few points that make me really hate blogging. #1 – Blogging every day… wahh...

It looks like a pumpkin. [BEDiA]

I’m excited to announce that I’ve managed to grow a pumpkin that looks almost like a pumpkin.  Hopefully it will keep growing while I’m away there will be much more growth.  

The Busy Bee [BEDiA]

This bee was doing it’s thing while I was out taking photos of my pumpkin patch.  With my camera on manual I took almost fifty photos trying to get one with the right exposure....

My YouTube Experience [BEDiA]

This year marks my eight year YouTube anniversary. It’s been an interesting journey that has taken me all around New Zealand. My first video blog lasted only ten seconds and was a reply to...