Category: History

Nirvana - A legacy still bearing fruit twenty years on. 0

Nirvana – Just how big were they?

It’s been twenty years…that’s right I’m starting another piece with a retrospective. Do I permanently live in the past? Probably. Everything in my wardrobe feels like it’s from twenty years ago. I still listen...

25th of July 1981. A sad for rugby but an important day for political freedom. 3

The Invasion of Rugby Park

I have been reminded of an anniversary and who do I have to thank for this reminder? The victorious Waikato Chiefs. You see before it was logically named Waikato Stadium, the Chiefs home ground...

Six Boats, Two of them Sisters. 8

Six Boats, Two of them Sisters.

So the Titanic has just reached a century sunk and it got me pondering all things maritime in recent days. I’ve always been interested in feats of engineering and at the time Titanic was...