Nigel Ramsay

Wellington, New Zealand

Nigel Ramsay - Wellington, New Zealand

The purpose of this blog is to share about the topics I am passionate about.

I want to share about the things that my family are doing to reduce our impact on the climate and the environment around us. I hope that some of the changes we have made will spark your interest, and you too might seek to explore possibilities around what you can do.

Conversion of gas central heating to electric

31 May 2020

For the last couple of years, we have had a plan to incrementally remove the carbon emitting sources from our daily life. This started with PV solar power, improved insulation for our house, and more recently with the replacement of our diesel SUV with an electric car.

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Camping at Easter

10 April 2020

This year, we thought we’d go camping over Easter. It’s a lovely day for it, and hopefully won’t be too cold overnight. Planning on a camping breakfast tomorrow morning.

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Exercise during the Covid-19 lockdown

03 April 2020

Here are a few pics from our exercise activities during the Covid 19 lockdown. We are very lucky to have so many biking and walking trails on our doorstep. Wellington really is a very special city.

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Motivations for self hosting

13 March 2020

I’ve recently migrated from a Medium-hosted blog to a new self-hosted blog using Jekyll. In this post, I outline my motivations for the move, and highlight some of the benefits and drawbacks.

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