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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

One of the European greats, Amsterdam is a picturesque city of canals and tolerance, a great tribute to the Dutch people and the man

Trade Me - But Be Nice

Trade Me - But Be Nice

Trade Me, what a great website! Having just returned to New Zealand I’m still pretty new to it. I did try to use it overseas, thought I could be a bit  entrepreneurial and send stuff from London to New Zealand.

Don’t Hate Me; I’m Human

Don’t Hate Me; I’m Human

So, I’ve been sick this week. And we’re talkin’ biblical proportions.

Kotor - Montenegro

Kotor - Montenegro

Dubrovnik was magnificent, but it was time to head further south. Unaware and unprepared we were told the bus went all the way to Ulcinj, on the Albanian border.

The Undead Racism of Resident Evil 5?

The Undead Racism of Resident Evil 5?

Since the game’s first trailer appeared, featuring a white European operative gunning down a village-worth of savage African zombies, controversy has surrounded Capcom’s latest survival-horror release. For some time now the hot button questions has been ‘is Resident Evil 5 racist?’

Gullible Golfers?

Gullible Golfers?

It never fails to amuse me the stuff golfers buy, and methods they try to improve their score.

Apocolypse Now (Or At Least Pretty Soon Anyway) Part 1

Apocolypse Now (Or At Least Pretty Soon Anyway) Part 1

Bill Bryson’s engrossing book, A Short History of Nearly Everything, is an extremely long and amusing essay on the history of the universe (yeah I know, the title kind of gave that one away right?!).

DVD Review - Role Models

DVD Review - Role Models

17th March 2009 - ‘Role Models’ is a film I wanted to see at the cinema back in January but never got the chance.  However, as it’s just come out on DVD, I finally got to see it last night.  First off, you would be forgiven for thinking this film had been written, dire

Bloody Idiots

Bloody Idiots

Something needs to change with the way the government punishes drunk drivers in New Zealand.  The Law needs to get tougher. Don't you think there needs to be a better way to put repeat offenders off the roads?

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Where Have Our Manners Gone?

Where have they gone? Disappeared, in the main at least. Why are we so angry, so impatient and why do we ignore even the most common of courtesies, why can’t we muster up a simple please or thank you?