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Creepy

What to do when your kids get spooky? Culture has been a bit of a theme of late. The 31st of October does nothing to alter that. Halloween is a tradition that might date all the way back to the Celts, but it is relatively new to New Zealand, courtesy of the the good ole […]

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Glaze

How much do you care? A broad question I know. And if I am perfectly honest, I don’t have any interest in your response, if indeed you bother to. Which, undoubtedly, you won’t, whoever ‘you’ are. The thing is, now that the internet or World Wide Web or whatever it is actually called, is well […]

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You

Just be yourself. So easy isn’t it. Once you know how. But self-awareness, and the ability to identify and be comfortable in that awareness, is not an easy thing at all. It takes a heck of a long time to try and figure out the person you are. Not the one you portray to the […]

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Holiday Hell

If you are starting to wonder whether allowing the kids to watch Deadpool is a good idea, read it as a sign the holiday period could welcomingly come to an end. I think the plan for the next holidays is to produce and sell something. All that captive labour, already paid for. It isn’t cheap […]

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THE WORLD IS A STAGE

The Killers, out of Las Vegas, have proven it best Their particular brand of music, is not remotely. Not even close to their own brand. They are doing ‘Brand’ their own way. Good to hear, good to the ear. A good pop song is, and always will be , a good pop song. The Killers […]

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Selfish Guilt?

An impromptu day off.¬† My wife is ill. Quite unwell in fact. Not only is she suffering toothache, the first time that dastardly infliction has struck her down, but she has copped whatever horrible affliction that lowered our kids over the last week or so. One after another, they dropped like proverbial flies, hit with […]

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Taking the Piss

I sit down to pee. I don’t throw like a girl. I never had a great arm, but nor was it a bad one. Besides, I preferred to field in closer to the action.¬†Cricket is a great way to ruin an entire Saturday anyway. If I have a feminine side, and I don’t believe I […]

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Look and learn

I’m drunk. (Well I was when I started this…) Not so drunk that I don’t have motor control, or have lost focus, or my basic functions are making a fool of me. There is but the one monitor in front of me, my fingers are about as co-operative with the keyboard as they ever are. […]

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