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Welcome to the 1.1 version of tipson.net. All of the section and pages have been revamped, and all of the old static information has now been moved from this, the front page, to a Rationale and History page.

Jump straight into any of the sections on the left, or alternatively go through the below headings (but beware, I make no promises about convergence, and although broadly based around sections there are a few hard-to-find (but hopefully worthwhile to look for) pages.

Update: 11 July 2004

After a four month delay I have finally returned to the updating of the web site. At leat this time I have an excuse for taking so long, since work is taking up a fair bit of my time! Anyway, since last time I've managed to do a fair bit of travelling with work (Perth, Melbourne and Darwin), umpteen times up and down the highway from Sydney to Canberra, and, of course, for fun (namely two weeks in the Land of the Long White Cloud).

So, of course, this update is all about the photos taken while I was away and with a digital camera in my hot little hands. Everything else on the site is pretty much the same, and can wait for another day before being updated. After all, it is, for the first time in about a month, a rainy day outside. And nobody ever gets things done on rainy days!

Something Old

Well, this photo is of something old, even though it isn't a particularly old photo. This waterfall is in Litchfield National Park, just south of Darwin. There was no swimming on the day I went to visit, since they hadn't swept the waterhole for crocs yet. Which is a reassuring thought...

You can look at a bigger version (and a few other photos) in the Photos Section.

Something New
There's a fair bit of a opinion about the upside-down cone sculpture in Christchurch's Cathedral Square. That is, I like it and Kel hates it. So, have a close look at it and see what you think...

You can look at a bigger version (and a few other photos) in the Photos Section.

Something Landscape

This is Mount Rangitoto, or at least the view from just near the trig station next to the edge of the crater. Rangitoto was caused by a volcanic eruption, which is not uncommon in the Auckland area! Anyway, this is about 10 photos stitched together. If you want to have a closer look, and see if you can spot the Auckland skyline, there is also a medium and large version to have a look at.

Something Blue
Well, you don't get much bluer then a glacier! This is fox glazier, and we're standing in a crevasse in the glacier. If you look closely you can see our walking sticks and crampons. Compulsory equipment if you don't want to go sliding off the glacier!

You can look at a bigger version (and a few other photos) in the Photos Section.

For some general links, go to the Links Page, where I've collected a few of my oft-used Internet addresses.


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