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A Crack Head By Any Other Name... (Would Smell As Sweet??)

A Crack Head By Any Other Name... (Would Smell As Sweet??)

For the first time in my life I have an office of my very own to work from. Despite the gaping hole in the ceiling (where the crack heads broke in through the roof) I am very excited.

Fur Patrol

Fur Patrol

One of New Zealand's finest rock bands Fur Patrol has a lot to be proud about. They are celebrating the success of the great new album "Local Kid" with a couple of shows. Having also been named to the home-grown festival line up in Wellington.

Humidity Breeds Humanity

A little amateur introspection, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Foreign Road Fines - To Pay Or Not To Pay?

Foreign Road Fines  - To Pay Or Not To Pay?

At a loose end one cold weekend, we hired a car and drove from London to the gorgeous little village of Rye in East Sussex.

All's Fair In Love And War

All's Fair In Love And War

Accoring to The Free Dictionary online, the idiom, All's fair in love and war means simply this: "Something that you say which means behaviour that is unpleasant or not fair is acceptable during an argument or competition i.e. We weren't cheating, we were just playing to win.

Mutilated Dolphins Washed up on our Shores

Mutilated Dolphins Washed up on our Shores

Another mutilated Hector’s dolphin found washed up on a beach has been reported to conservation group Forest & Bird. Its abdomen had been slashed with a knife.
 

DVD Review - Smash Palace

DVD Review - Smash Palace

10th February 2009 - Well I’ll continue my look back on New Zealand films this week with Roger Donaldson’s second feature film ‘Smash Palace’.

Fantasy/Virtual Games

Have you ever signed up online to register to play in a virtual or fantasy competition?

My Favourite Cookbooks – Number Two

My Favourite Cookbooks – Number Two

Down-to-earth and rustic

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 3

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 3

With the anarchic early days of video games passed the industry was reinvented around a staunchly kid-friendly model. But as the years rolled on and the early generations of gamers came of age less family-friendly elements slowly seeped into video games. While a hearty amount of violence soon became almost compulsory in game development, sex was still firmly off the table.