How is it that the news can black-out for 30 minutes and there are no shockwaves and no obvious consequences? PAT PILCHER has his say.
How it all went horribly wrong with Facebook, and what ANDREW JOHNSTONE eventually did about it.
City people have a weird attitude to urine, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
An expat South African uses wants to celebrate a Zulu massacre, and PAT PILCHER says that’s just not acceptable in New Zealand.
The real story is not about a tin of tomatoes, writes PAT PILCHER.
Ron Kane was an American who loved NZ music at a time we barely acknowledged it, a record collector supreme, and part of a very strange musical group himself. GARY STEEL pays tribute to a good friend who died earlier today.
Morris was a Christian chaplain who championed gay rights at a time when homosexuality was still illegal. Here’s ANDREW JOHNSTONE’s moving tribute.
Inveterate sloucher PAT PILCHER tries out the new Upright Go posture training system and finds that Mum was right about sitting up straight.
A lifetime chain-smoker, one day ANDREW JOHNSTONE just stopped. But that just fuelled his other passions.
Is it really kosher for a New Zealand mayor to be calling for comedians to be shot? PAT PILCHER wonders why some of us have such an obvious humour bypass.
PAT PILCHER is appalled that the gadgets he unwraps are habitually encased in layers of unrecyclable plastics. He looks at the latest research into what has become a huge problem for all of us.
Gadget guru PAT PILCHER finds that a passion for good wine isn’t so different than pursuing the best of tech.