• The Tao of One Direction

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    The Tao of One Direction

    “I think therefore I am.” –Rene Descartes “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”- John Keats “You don’t know you’re beautiful. But that’s what makes you beautiful.” – Harry Styles. by

  • THIS IS ENGLAND

    International

    A tribute to David Farrar: photos of Europe

    This is probably only interesting for maybe, family? (Hi Mum!). Anyway, here’s a collection of some of the photos from the trip to Europe to date. by

  • Ruminator on Ruminatour

    International

    Ruminator on Ruminatour

    Hello friends, I’m off to Europe for a month because New Zealand’s winter upsets me. by

  • Kiritapu

    General

    Kiritapu

    There are many different ways to honour the people who shape us. We present awards and bestow honours for remarkable achievements, adding letters at the end of names like “ONZ” or “QSM” or prefixing names with “Dame” or “Sir”. by

  • Mrs Dann’s Blog and high functioning alcoholics

    Health

    Mrs Dann’s Blog and high functioning alcoholics

    I’ve just been reading Mrs D’s cool as blog about quitting wine. by

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Reviews

The Tao of One Direction

The Tao of One Direction

“I think therefore I am.” –Rene Descartes “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”- John Keats “You don’t know you’re beautiful. But that’s what makes you beautiful.” – Harry Styles. by

by × July 22, 2014 × 0 comments

International

THIS IS ENGLAND

A tribute to David Farrar: photos of Europe

This is probably only interesting for maybe, family? (Hi Mum!). Anyway, here’s a collection of some of the photos from the trip to Europe to date. by

by × July 17, 2014 × 2 comments

International

Foreign observations

Foreign observations

So I’m in Europe as I’ve been bragging and I thought I’d do a brief post just so you didn’t worry about me. by

by × July 17, 2014 × 0 comments

International

Ruminator on Ruminatour

Ruminator on Ruminatour

Hello friends, I’m off to Europe for a month because New Zealand’s winter upsets me. by

by × July 12, 2014 × 0 comments

Feminism, Politics

#YesAllMen tl;dr

#YesAllMen tl;dr

Hi there. So there’s been a lot of rage from men about David Cunliffe’s comments about apologising for being a man. by

by × July 9, 2014 × 5 comments

Health

This is your baby in London, pining for New Zealand

The terror of procreation part II

We had always decided that we would be coming home to have children. Hats off to our fellow Kiwis who are doing the hard yards raising a child in London – I do not envy you. by

by × July 7, 2014 × 0 comments

General

Kiritapu

Kiritapu

There are many different ways to honour the people who shape us. We present awards and bestow honours for remarkable achievements, adding letters at the end of names like “ONZ” or “QSM” or prefixing names with “Dame” or “Sir”. by

by × July 2, 2014 × 1 comment

Humour

The Internet of things

The Internet of things

You can see more of Jim’s work at http://www.cartoonsbyjim.com by

by × July 1, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Ambushed eyes

Ambushed eyes

I walked down Manchester Street today. by

by × June 30, 2014 × 1 comment

Health

Mrs Dann’s Blog and high functioning alcoholics

Mrs Dann’s Blog and high functioning alcoholics

I’ve just been reading Mrs D’s cool as blog about quitting wine. by

by × June 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Rights

This is not the wagon for your band.

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. But I should (image may upset).

I’ve been really challenged lately to start caring about stuff. Like, properly caring. by

by × June 25, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Ch-ch-ch-changes

Ch-ch-ch-changes

I worked in Christchurch’s CBD until Labour weekend last year. Now I work in Linwood, but I still commute via the CBD. It gives me a good chance to keep an eye on what’s changing around the central city. by

by × June 24, 2014 × 3 comments

General, Politics

Something awesome is coming

Something awesome is coming

A new movement is beginning. We don’t know what it’s going to do, or what it’s for, only that it’s beginning to move. by

by × June 24, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

News

America’s Cup ain’t my cup

America’s Cup ain’t my cup

I have grown about as disillusioned as the next person with the Americas Cup itself by

by × June 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Humour

Cartoons!

Cartoons!

During our recent call for writers, we were contacted by Jim who does Cartoons by Jim and he asked if we’d be interested in running his cartoons. Well of course we are. So when Jim does a cartoon we’ll run it! You can see more of Jim’s work at http://www.cartoonsbyjim.com Here’s today’s effort: by

by × June 20, 2014 × 0 comments

International

MURICA

Half cocked

We asked for new writers and we got INUNDATED by people wanting to write for us. Which is great! First off today is Hilary Cameron. by

by × June 19, 2014 × 1 comment

Reviews

Sausage review: The Humble Cumberland

Sausage review: The Humble Cumberland

By Jerome Chandrahasen. Ah the Cumberland. The most well known and widespread of the English regional sausages. by

by × June 18, 2014 × 1 comment

Reviews

Siemens OptiPoint 500 economy: a review

Siemens OptiPoint 500 economy: a review

A while back I wrote a review on the Uniball Powertank Pen. I realise now that I have been tardy in reviewing anything else (except comedy. How much comedy did I review?). by

by × June 17, 2014 × 2 comments