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Defying The Adrenalin-Rush In The Adventure Capital Of The World

Defying The Adrenalin-Rush In The Adventure Capital Of The World

I was lured against my own will to spend four days and three nights at Eichardt’s, one of the best hotels in the world at Queenstown (New Zealand)  – known globally as the Adventure Capital of the World.

Same Rules: Different Community

Same Rules: Different Community

Communities started becoming groups and networks well before the the Internet, Social Media or Facebook. While some might argue that the internet is destroying 'real communities', others are more involved with communities than they ever were pre dial-up.

Online Shopping & Old(er) People

Online Shopping & Old(er) People

You know when the simplest exchange of words sparks a chain reaction of thought that you just can't ignore?  I was chatting to Mum the other day about ordering a pizza online - mainly because I couldn't be bothered with the inconvenience of the telephone; finding the phone number, calling it

“Thanks For Your Time and Good Luck!”

“Thanks For Your Time and Good Luck!”
This week, through the NZ Post survey, one lucky participant found out he was getting married in the next 7-12 months.
 

Crappy Nappy - A New Mothers Diary

Crappy Nappy - A New Mothers Diary

I almost gave up after the first week. I looked at the clock, 2.23am. I looked at my partner snoring away. Four and a half hours until he woke up.

Cancel Queen - A New Mothers Diary

Cancel Queen - A New Mothers Diary

Before I had my son, I couldn't fathom what all those mothers out there were doing. Babies! Bah! They sleep, shit (excuse my French but a mountain of it gives me good reason) and cry, what possible reason could my friends with babies have for being late? for being so distracted? for cancelling?

Five World Records – Mission Impossible Accomplished In Sydney

Five World Records – Mission Impossible Accomplished In Sydney

by Kip Brook, Word of Mouth Media NZ

What Music Defines You?

What Music Defines You?

If your life had a soundtrack, what songs would you include? 

To Smack Or Not To Smack

To Smack Or Not To Smack

Starting this week Kiwis head to the polls to answer the question 'should a smack, as part of good parental correction, be a criminal offence in New Zealand?' Apart from being an obvious waste of everyone's time and millions of dollars, this question answers itself.

Beast Feeding - A New Mothers Diary

Beast Feeding - A New Mothers Diary

I went to the antenatal classes (zzzzzz), regular midwife visits, listened to the never ending advice (yes I knew breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition, yes I knew it was best for baby and mother, yes I knew it was the cheaper option, yes. yes. yes!).