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The Oven Or The Office? Or Both?

The Oven Or The Office? Or Both?

Last Monday my husband and I were watching a story on 60 Minutes, TV3, about the resurgence of the 'homemaker' - the women that simply stay at home and bring up the children and cook and clean and basically keep the house in running order.  (You won't catch any wet towels lying on the bathro

Lock, Stock And A Two-Year-Old Smoker

Lock, Stock And A Two-Year-Old Smoker

A two-year-old Chinese boy has been labelled the world's youngest 'known' smoker after his father admitted he kicked-started his son's habit.

The boy, born with a hernia, lights-up a pack a day to help relieve the pain he is in, says his father.

The Art of Unselfconscious Exercise

The Art of Unselfconscious Exercise

Personal trainer: $80
Boot Camp run through the park: $250
Clippy water bottle hip attachment: $20
Maintaining a cool, calm and collected façade whilst sweating like a pig? Priceless.
 

The Hitchhiker's Fear About Hitchhiking

The Hitchhiker's Fear About Hitchhiking

If you've ever hitchhiked or picked up a hitchhiker then you'll know it can be a very rewarding experience for all parties concerned. But hitching recently I realised what the ultimate worst experience for any hitchhiker could be.

Sharks Used To Smuggle Cocaine

Sharks Used To Smuggle Cocaine

Some Mexicans recently got busted in Costa Rica smuggling cocaine in sharks… 894 kilos. I can sort of see the logic.

Pizza Party

Pizza Party

In a recent blog I’ve mentioned DYO pizza when I wrote about making a tomato sauce, but I didn’t go into the joys of making your own pizza bases. These gloomy winter days are perfect for pizza, so I’m suggesting you spread an invite for an (almost) impromtu party.

Stars On Her Eyes And All Over Her Face

Stars On Her Eyes And All Over Her Face

In world news (yes world news) a Belgian teenager is suing a tattoo artist after he 'supposedly' covered half of her face in inked stars without her permission.

Hot Winter Deals from New Caledonia

Hot Winter Deals from New Caledonia

New Caledonia Tourism is luring Kiwis to the sun with some of its best ever holiday deals, designed for those who are conscious of these economic times but still want a warm winter escape.

Watties Launches Sensational Vegetables For All Seasons

Watties Launches Sensational Vegetables For All Seasons

Need to get your veggies but finding lettuce lack-lustre? Broccoli boring? Mushrooms mundane? Corn common-place?  Well Wattie’s will help you banish bland vegetables forever!
 

Steinlager Launches 'Edge'

Steinlager Launches 'Edge'

“If only there were more hours in the day” is a common cry from New Zealanders, whose lives are becoming increasingly busy and demanding.  No point whinging about it - Steinlager has developed a beer that fits with this lifestyle.