Better Than Access to the Gold Lounge

By: Stephen McAlpineI now have access to the coveted Gold Lounge. I’m sitting here in the Gold Lounge at the Auckland airport, heading home from a conference, and it’s all hors d’oeuvres, funky drinks, comfy chairs, free everything, and peacefully quiet.  Far from the...

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The Good Place Ain’t So Great

By: Stephen McAlpineI’m a late adopter of TV series.  I’m the bloke who dismisses it with a shrug, only to binge watch it later and talk about it as if he were an expert on all things that show.So when I say  I loved the Netflix series The Good Place, I...

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Marriage: 26 Years and One Day Later

By: Stephen McAlpineToday I am fifty two years and two days old.Today it is twenty six years and one day since Jill and I went on our first date.  That was one day after my twenty six birthday.I’ve put a wedding photo up on this blog cos I couldn’t find a picture from our first...

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