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The Saturday Rant - April 18th 2015

Adam is rather incensed this week about several things.

1 The Flag nonsense

John Key is wasting political capital on the flag change referendum. All he is doing is irritating many natural supporters and handing Winston Peters yet another opportunity to give National and Key a bloody nose. 199 more words


Taniwha Tax - a modern variant on Danegeld

Reading this week about the Taniwha Tax proposed in Auckland, reminded Adam of Rudyard Kipling’s poem Danegeld. It seems to Adam that this proposal is a modern variant on Danegeld . 221 more words

Social Commentary

Recording Almost Complete

Hello everyone.  We recently completed ten consecutive days of recording our second (currently untitled) album with Dave Rhodes at Depot Sound Recording Studio.  We completed the recording of drums, bass guitar, electric guitar and electric violin for five epic new tracks.   118 more words


Arriving in Auckland ✈️

After getting up waaay to early in Melbourne we tried to check out of out hostel.. Which was a bit difficult due to the fact that the man in the reception had decided to go downstairs to the hostelbar and sing karaoke without leaving a note or anything. 46 more words

50% of Nikes? Yes please!

Being a sponsored runner has its perks, and one of them is to be able to offer you half price Nikes, from Shoe Science in Albany, Auckland.   74 more words


The Guy on New Zealand's The Bachelor Has Been Friend-Zoned 3 Times and It's Only Week 5

When you’re on a reality TV show whose sole objective is to find you true love, getting friend-zoned and having a girl walk out on you is the last thing you want happening. 222 more words

A French hottie and Italian gelato on Waiheke Island


Not having been to Waiheke for a weekend for a few years, it was fun to return to visit friends and family and to see what foodie surprises were in store. 613 more words

Food & Travel