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Feminism

Neverending storrrryyyyy

Neverending storrrryyyyy

A few days ago, my flatmates succumbed to my insistence that we watch ‘The NeverEnding Story‘, one of my favourite movies as a young child. by

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Reviews

As well as being art and wearable, this also won

A review of WOW written as though I have many personalities

I was asked if I’d like to review the World of WearableArt by

by × September 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Health

I just want you to know that while looking for an image to use, I saw some things

Labour pains

**warning, this post a) is quite long and b) gets quite explicit in places** by

by × September 29, 2014 × 1 comment

Politics

Ramble ramble, ranty rant

Ramble ramble, ranty rant

Hello again, it’s me, your second favourite left wing ranter. by

by × September 27, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

Election 2014: Reckons Roundup (Updated)

Election 2014: Reckons Roundup (Updated)

After the election delivered National back into power, many people have been sharing their reckons. It has been hard to keep up with them all. So here is a roundup. by

by × September 26, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Ōtautahi Spring

Ōtautahi Spring

Christchurch is verdant, floral, and blossomy. by

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General

To express my gratitude, here's me being hilarious with a statue T-Rex in Thailand.

You guys are so choice

So yesterday after repeated emails from my webhost I finally caved and upgraded our hosting plan because we exceeded our monthly cap by quite a bit by

by × September 24, 2014 × 4 comments

Rights, Tech

Cyberbullying: by Loren Heaphy

Cyberbullying: by Loren Heaphy

The Ruminator’s Loren Heaphy (LOZ!) is a finalist in the Westpac Millennial Women of Influence competition. by

by × September 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

That's not a Prime Minister. THIS is a Prime Minister

Labour in Vain

By Colin Jackson It’s now 24 hours since the election result, a victory for the National Party giving John Key his third term. This, after the strangest election campaign I’ve ever seen, where jousting over policy seemed to take second place to juvenile sneering – and that’s just the protagonists. by

by × September 22, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Baby, baby, where did our love go?

Baby, baby, where did our love go?

So that was a pretty brutal massacre wasn’t it? There’s an awful lot of reflection happening around the country as the left wing comes to terms with just what the hell actually happened. by

by × September 22, 2014 × 1 comment

Politics

Pundity punditing

Pundity punditing

So I made some predictions and based on the provisional results this is how I did: by

by × September 21, 2014 × 0 comments

General

Look at this face! Who could stay mad at this face?

A letter to New Zealand

Hello New Zealand It’s Dave here.  How you been? by

by × September 19, 2014 × 5 comments

Politics

Election Prediction

Election Prediction

I hate predictions, but I saw that Danyl made some. So I thought I’d get on board and hazard some guesses: by

by × September 18, 2014 × 3 comments

Politics

He also looks badass in this photo (credit: stuff.co.nz)

A reader writes: an endorsement

A long time reader has written the following. It’s interesting. by

by × September 18, 2014 × 3 comments

Politics

Hugely scientific twitter poll

Hugely scientific twitter poll

So I’ve been running this on Twitter now, and thought this would be another good way to check. by

by × September 17, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Is there a more real-life version of Mr Burns than Rupert Murdoch?

Media media media

I have to disagree with my mate Rumi. I don’t think the media are our friends and I’d rather they weren’t. by

by × September 16, 2014 × 3 comments

Politics

It's a broken house! Geddit? Like Parliament is a broken house!

National’s success is bad for the right and consequently democracy

No, I haven’t suddenly turned into Martyn, I’m not going to perceive any bad news for the left as actually good news for the left. Just bear with me. by

by × September 12, 2014 × 3 comments

News, Politics

Thoughts on the media coverage #4

Thoughts on the media coverage #4

Media rant 9 days to go by

by × September 11, 2014 × 0 comments