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Apple Time Is Here Again! Part 3

Continuing the series of apple cake recipes I've hopped over the border of my native Germany to neighbouring Belgium. They do wicked cakes, those Flemings! And don't miss my little rant about vanilla at the end of the recipe.

 

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 2

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 2

Previously we took a look at one of the most shameful artefacts in the gaming museum, an irresponsible dalliance that contributed to sexual scarring of the medium that is still healing decades later.

Interior Planning Tips: Planning For Perfection

Interior Planning Tips: Planning For Perfection

Creating the perfect home is possible, but only if you know what you are doing.

All too often dreams are derailed as budgets begin to bulge and decisions become difficult.

RMA Potent for the Wrong Reasons

RMA Potent for the Wrong Reasons

The outline for the RMA has been sprung upon the public of New Zealand, and as expected National have seen fit to reduce our rights and plump those of the corporate.

Bring Back The NHL

Bring Back The NHL
Sky Television used to play National Hockey League (ice hockey) games from the ESPN feed from North America but ever since the CBA wiped out the 2004-2005 season marking the longest work stoppage in sports history the has been a serious lack of Ice Hockey coverage in New Zealand.

Movie watch - Tron 2

Movie watch - Tron 2

There are times when you just feel like strangling some of the people in Hollywood, like the important people making decisions to create sequels to movies. Especially when the original movie (in this case, Tron) was so damn cool, it just didn't need a sequel.

The Sopranos – The Greatest TV Show Ever?

The Sopranos – The Greatest TV Show Ever?

A mark of greatness is longevity. Whether a product, in particular an art form, can stand the test of time and still be well received decades down the track. Like the Beatles, the Sopranos will still be well received years down the track.

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 1

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 1

As in almost any creative endeavour the spectre of sex has lingered in the realm of video games since the very beginnings. It hasn’t exactly been a healthy relationship, however, and as the decades roll on its difficult to suggest that things have really improved that much.

Irresponsibility Can Kill. A Lesson For All

Irresponsibility Can Kill. A Lesson For All

There are a lot of harsh truths that need to be addressed regarding the drug overdose that lead to the death of Perth Big Day Out patron Gemma Thoms. 

DVD Review - Sleeping Dogs

DVD Review - Sleeping Dogs

3rd February 2009 – Well, being a New Zealand film maker myself, I decided this week to look back on a couple of classic New Zealand films, the first of which, ‘Sleeping Dogs’, I’m reviewing today.