MAN BUSES ARE SEXUALLY OPPRESSIVE

MAN MUST GO BI The Wellington City Council has admitted that its use of German MAN buses is oppressive people of non-binary gender, so it is now planning to replace them all with new electric buses from Bus International (BI) […]

LIFE IN THE DEEP SOUTH

Hanging out in Picton So just what do people actually do in Picton. They sit in spa pools and look at the view. Well I certainly did a lot of that – this was the view from the spa pool. […]

HEADING DOWN SOUTH

ON THE FERRY TO PICTON The first step to going down South (I’m talking about New Zealand here, so “south” doesn’t mean Mexico!) is to catch the ferry across the Cook Straight to Picton. It can be rough on a […]

15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND

KIWIS ARE ALL JUST A BUNCH OF SHEEP SHAGGERS REALLY… 1 – The human population of NZ is only 4.7 million (NZ is similar in land size to Japan or the UK) 2 – NZ has more helicopters per capita […]

DO DRUGS GO WITH THAT BICYCLE?

BACK IN THE 90’S WE WERE A BIT MORE HARDCORE When a friend said she remembered Cuba Street, Wellington as being “bohemian” in 97, and I laughed and said that by 97 it had already become a safe space for […]

TAKING A TRIP TO THE WILD SIDE

HANGING OUT ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS This one time, I had to take a trip to a whole different kind of neighbourhood. Feeling a bit apprehensive, but keeping in mind that without photos, nothing ever really happened, […]

ON THE BUSES

Cruising about on the electric buses Double decker buses are a hot new photo platform. Wellington’s new electric double decker buses are actually pretty cool – cruising through Newtown there are all sorts of sights to be seen from the […]

UNHAPPY MEALS FOR SAD FAT NUMPTIES

 WHY DOES ANYONE EAT THIS CRAP? One in ten New Zealanders are on antidepressants. Although 10% is an eight-fold increase in total prescription numbers from 1998, it’s still a hell of a lot less than in America where 25% of […]

CHICKEN FREE CHICKEN

A new generation of meat Sunfed meats are made from premium yellow pea protein, they cook, feel and taste just like animal meat but are healthier, both for you and the planet. Chickens farting are putting the planet at risk from global warming, […]

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH

HIT THE BEACH Sometimes when I want to sit and contemplate things, I walk down to the beach, and sit on the sand watching the waves, the walkers, the surfers, and the dogs playing. It really helps put things in […]

WHAT WOULD A TEENAGE BOGAN DO?

WHAT THE FUCK IS A BOGAN? Yesterday on Steemit some complete twat called me a bogan. That really cracked me up. These days I couldn’t be further from being a bogan. In fact I’m a boring old fart who has […]

HOUSE WITH A VIEW

EVERYTHING IS PINK OK – I’m only posting this to make all you northern hemisphere dwellers jealous! A few minutes ago, @kiwideb said “look how pink the sky is” – and although it was already after 9pm, it’s the longest […]

WE ARE BEING SWAMPED BY INVADING HOARDS

Here in New Zealand tourist season has just started, and as well as the usual constant stream of planes landing, there is now a multitude of giant cruise liners coming into the harbour. This is a photo I took yesterday […]

TPPA MARCH BOLLOCKS

WHY WE QUIT HAVING ANYTHING TO DO WITH TPPA PROTESTS The last Wellington TPPA protest march we went to in November 2015 sucked balls. Until then the marches seemed to be mainly filled with aware and on to it New […]

Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only Hanging out down at Lyall Bay on New Years Eve I got the same vibe I used to get at the beaches up north on New Years Eve – that sense of danger, that everyone is going […]