Time to dust off the blog I finished blogging late last year when work and other opportunities came up that kept me busy. With the Nation however, entering full lock … Continue reading Talking Southern Auckland Making a Return (for now)
Blog post wound back while I recover
Due to a shoulder injury blog posts will be scaled back this week as I rehab my right shoulder after I had rolled and broke it last week.
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2019 going to be a fun year Welcome back to another year with Talking Southern Auckland – your conversations on Southern Auckland Urban Geography and political matters. The Tuesday after … Continue reading 2019: An Election Year and the Year of Projects in the South. What might we face?
Do not click them! I have been made aware that a fake Bitcoin or Fin Tech ad that is plaguing Google Ads has appeared on my blog at the bottom … Continue reading Fake Ads from Google Ads
Freedom of information, thought, discussion and critique An interesting column came up from the London School of Economics on academic publishing. Traditionally when an academic wants to publish it … Continue reading Talking Southern Auckland – My Digital Platform and Repository on All Things Urban Geography
Evolving the Brand Since Talking Auckland (and its previous names) was created in 2011 the Twitter account @BenRoss_AKL was also created along side it as a platform for both … Continue reading Change of Twitter Handle for Talking (Southern) Auckland ( @TalkingAuckland )
Maturing of a City One of my favourite ways to test out my urban and transport planning skills is to fire up Cities Skylines and develop my cities. My … Continue reading Layton City – A Cities Skylines City Continuing to Evolve #CitiesSkylines
You have to wonder some days
There is a real sense of irony between this snippet of South Park and how policy is created at Council or Central Government Level.
Request to Readers Please I have a request for readers out there please. I am wanting to re-enter the workforce full-time again after taking time out to raise our first … Continue reading Help Please: Employment Wanted
And noted after complaint Yesterday I picked up a Bernard Orsman special from the Herald where he mislead readers into thinking “tens of thousands” of Auckland Ratepayers would get whacked … Continue reading Herald Correction Published