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To The Youth of New Zealand: Go Back to School

Dear Youth, I am writing this letter of complaint to address a few concerns I have with your behaviour of late.
 

Movie Review - Dragonball:Evolution

Movie Review - Dragonball:Evolution

18th April 2009 - Dragonball is a Japanese anime series that ran from 1986 to 1997 in three different incarnations; Dragonball, Dragonball Z and Dragonball GT.

Hunting For Top Music

Hunting For Top Music

There is no shortage of lists that claim to report the "top" songs.  They range from Billboard, which while US based is probably the best know music chart around the wor

Leggy Lady Golfers – The Long and Shorts Of It

Leggy Lady Golfers – The Long and Shorts Of It

My recent visit to the North Island Amateur Champs at Muriwai unexpectedly gave me an opportunity to see some of the lovely lassies often featured in NZ’s glossy golf mags like The Cut.

The Weekend in East London

The Weekend in East London

For years the old saying "West is Best" has rung across old London Town. Nobody ventured much past Liverpool Street Station. Jack the Ripper started it, the notorious Kray brothers added to the smear campaign, throw in a plague or an epidemic or two and the jobs complete. Filthy.

Football’s Dark Side

Football’s Dark Side

Twenty years ago on the 15th of April 96 fans were killed in a crush at the FA Cup semi final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, the Hillsborough disaster. It was one of football’s greatest tragedies and set English football on a path of reawakening.

Who The Heck Is Susan Boyle?

Who The Heck Is Susan Boyle?
TV Show Britains got talent presenters were stumped by the audition of Scottish unknown Susan Boyle.  Watch the audition on You Tube.
 

Great Golfing News For New Zealand

Great Golfing News For New Zealand

Much as it gave me great pleasure to have put on record in a previous blog, “Scotland has 17 golf courses in the Golf Digest's annual list of the top 100 outside the United States, compiled by more than 900 international experts” I must acknowledge and applaud the fact that New Zealan

Sizing up the Nintendo DSi

Sizing up the Nintendo DSi

April saw the release of Nintendo’s latest and greatest in their line of portable gaming machines. At first glace the biggest difference between the DSi and its handheld gaming predecessor, the DS Lite, seems to be the price tag, but a closer look reveals a host snazzy new features to the system; though can it possibly be improvement enough to justify a $400 NZ price tag?

Being Pregnant in Nelson

Being Pregnant in Nelson

This is a strange blog. I’m supposed to write about travel...but it seems there is limited information out there in cyberspace about being pregnant in regional New Zealand.