Tagged: Nostalgia

TVNZ Test Pattern - The most watched late night TV program - ever! 0

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

I’m not a TV blogger but often something I watch will inspire me to think of a blog post. If I was to graph my TV watching in hours over time there was a...

Snowed In ? 0

All-Time Top 10: Board Games

It’s the middle of winter and as you look through the window of your cabin you can see there is four foot of snow and there is no sign of the flurries ceasing. Luckily...

Embrace the madness. 0

Method and Madness

The life of a very methodical person can at times lack excitement. When I say methodical what I mean is that sort of person that follows a set of steps to reach any given...

Pan Am - edit 0

The Death of an Airline

510 Passengers, 27 crew, 600 million worth of hardware and thousands of paying customers. That is what Malaysia Airlines have lost since March. In terms of losses for a single airline there is little...

I'm getting closer to the 30 dwellings mark. 0

Moving Out

Well now, that move wasn’t as easy as I thought. I am now staying at the in-laws’ pad. And while this is a great place rest up while the kids finish their school year,...

phantom - edit 0

All-Time Top 10: Comic Book Heroes

Now that I’m a ‘serious’ writer I’m not supposed to talk about pop culture and the 80’s and celebrity gossip and the like. No, it’s all high-art for me. None of that cheddar and...

Break out the Cow Shorts, the Big Day Out is in town! 0

The Big Day Out Returns…Again

In January 1994 I embarked on an outing with a group of friends. I don’t think any of us knew what we were in for on that day. We knew we were going to...

'Yipee Kay Ay Father Christmas!' 0

All-Time Top 10: Xmas Movies

Ok we can talk about it now. Two weeks into December is close enough to Christmas to dare speak its name. But before I do: I stumbled across another version of Asimbonanga that a...

R.I.P. Fats (Samoan International 1988-1996 / 34 Caps) 1

Farewell Fats

The Autumn Internationals are well and truly underway which means we will soon be treated to a month of rugby before the All Blacks take a well-earned break over the summer. This time also...