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Why Not You?

Why not me? Why not more all of us? All of us who can. Who are capable, willing and able. Check out this story and putting aside the luck of it, ask yourself why not you? Why aren’t you doing more, even just a little… https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/all-blacks/104743815/good-samaritan-turns-down-free-trip-to-watch-all-blacks-play-overseas-so-12-kids-can-attend-france-test The above story shows there is still love in […]

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Long Time No See

A lot has gone on of late and not a thing has changed.  The sun is still shining. I am starting to wonder if it will ever stop, but these last few mornings mist has been touching the still, glassy waters of the mighty Hokianga Harbour. It is almost impossible to drag your eyes away […]

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La la la

You can say everything needed with la la la. As long as you mean it. I sat myself down on occasion of late, diligently displaying the best of intent. However, while the day gets warmer, muggier and eventually wet, I realise I needn’t sweat. Even as I sit here chaffed and dripping. But enough imagery […]

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Boss Baby

Is it possible to rule the roost and rule the country? Our Prime Minister thinks so. Jacinda Adern is clearly a very ambitious women. She has become the darling of the political world, both nationally and around the world, in relatively rapid time. Her rise through the Labour Party ranks may not have been as […]

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IRRELEVANT, IRREVERENT.

Not so long ago I started to question my relevance.    I don’t know if that is a middle-aged, life in crisis thing, or not. Technically my middle age, according to my demographic, slipped by, virtually unnoticed, some years ago. As it stands, I do not own a red convertible sports car and am not […]

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Festive Greetings

So here it is, the silly season. How are you coping? I will admit, I am not the most festive of people. If it wasn’t for the fact I have kids, I would probably have no part of the whole Christmas vibe. Okay, that said, I am a fan of all the excessive eating and […]

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Labour of Love

I’m a Dad. A Father, a parent a caregiver. That is who I am, kind of the thing which defines me, for the meantime at least. I am the ‘go to’ in the household, the term I like to use to describe my part in the family dynamic. It is also the driving influence behind […]

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Hi di ho Neighbour

Ever regret not having made the effort? How many times have you seen the neighbour over the fence? How many times have you seen him/her/them getting into their car, just the driveway over? How many times have you bumped into them on the street, in the local convenience store, at the nearby petrol station? The […]

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