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Good on ya Ireland! - The first country to allow same sex marriage by popular vote. 0

Where the Hell Have I Been?

I was looking at my last post and noted it was the 8th of February. That’s 3 and a half months ago. The image for that post was completely appropriate with the New Zealand...

Edmonds Pikelets - It doesn't matter what colour the jam is... 0

Decision 2014: Politics, Pistorious or Pikelets?

I can’t get away from politics today. I am still a registered voter in New Zealand. Surprise, surprise! Thanks to passing through immigration last year for my sister’s wedding, I am still a Ponsonby...

It's referendum time in Scotland - 18th September. 0

Scotland the Bold

There is an important date coming up this month for all New Zealanders. No it’s not the date of the General Election. That’s the 20th of September.  No, it’s sooner than that. The date...

I have another blanket. It's magic too...in it's own way. 0

The Power of the Picnic

This may be a weak excuse but I’m starting to believe that learning a second language makes you neglect your first. I have now memorised a couple of hundred German words but I still...

Swimming - It's not about the gold medals. 0

Sink or Swim

According to the CIA, New Zealand has the ninth longest coastline in the world. This might be true but there is another list (World Resources Institute) that has us at seventeenth. I’ll take that...