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Fancy a Challenge

I’ve just retuned from my son’s school camp. The theme of the camp was “challenge” and the boys were certainly challenged in a big way; a tramp to the top of Kapiti Island (521m), a ropes course, river rafting, swimming in the river as well as a morning run every day....

My Couch To 5 K

I usually write about what I’m working on here at OptimalBI, but today it is time for something different. Today, I want to take a moment to reflect on my achievement of completing Couch to Five K with the help of C25K. I have run on and off since I was a boy...

Change happens

  Back from holiday. Gisborne hasn’t changed much. Still has the best surf school in the world, no, really, go there, try it. Deserted beaches that go on for miles, friendly locals and as hot as hell. We discussed going somewhere different, but it’s a winning...

My year in review – 2014

So last year I wrote a year in review blog for 2013 and I was surprised at how much I had achieved personally and at work. There was a new job, moved cities, had a house built, and we had a beautiful baby girl (child #2).  Well I think 2014 wasn’t that busy but I...

Be inspired

Geoff is currently on holiday and asked me to fill in his blog-spot whilst he’s away. When we discussed it, he suggested something that he would not normally write about; so here goes.   Inspiration is a funny thing. If you’re told by your manager to “inspire”,...