I have an
eclectic series of interests. In no particular order
some of them are:
Things NauticalI've always had a strong
interest in ships and have been fortunate to have been
able to indulge myself in a seafaring career, firstly in
the Merchant Navy and then in the Royal New Zealand Navy.
I am now employed as the Chief Executive Officer of the
NZ National Maritime
Museum. This site also includes a list of NZ
Maritime Museums and links to world maritime museums.
and ChartsA natural extension to the above,
and to my specialisation as a hydrographic surveyor with the Navy, I
collect old or interesting maps and
Morris MinorI bought
'King James' in 1974 when he was a mere 15 years old.