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How to catch a cargo ship

February 2, 2012


In March 2012, Tom and I are catching the cargo ship ‘Natalie Schulte’ across the 2623 kilometer ditch that separates Melbourne and Auckland. It will take eight days. Apart from feeling a need to live out the opening credits of The Wire season two while also being unable to text, email or even pigeon for […]

Concession to New Zealand please.

August 31, 2011


In an email conversation with Mr Cargo Ship, he said ‘why go to New Zealand’ when you could go to Philadelphia via the Panama Canal and Jamaica?’ Why indeed. Maybe it’s coming down to the answer of ‘why not?’ Why on earth can I get a flight across the ditch with the flick of a […]