The view from a helicopter beats Google Earth

This morning we took a helicopter ride. It was a gift from M for my birthday last year. Here’s the footage. The chopper was very loud; we had headsets to talk with, so you can’t hear most of our commentary. I’ll add a few captions, but no doubt you may spot stuff I didn’t. Unfortunately  ... [More]

driving News and events

Woke up this morning

Woke up this morning to the sound of a helicopter hovering nearby. It quickly became apparent something serious was going on: just before 2am a car travelling at high speed along Centre Road (the main road nearest to me) had smashed into several shops, killing the driver. From the pictures from the scene the shops  ... [More]