Retail Therapy

The title is ironic, if you really did need therapy for anything in New Zealand; one of the worst things you could do is go shopping.  I was watching the television news recently when the usual advertising messages came along all too often as they do here. I was being shouted at to buy some […]

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An open letter to the internet

Hi Internet, you remember me? We’ve known each other for about 20 years now. I remember when we first met; you were very young at the time. You were pretty shy I guess. I mean I’d ask you something and you’d take ages to answer. You liked to show me stuff you knew about but […]

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Now and then

I wrote a thing recently called formative years about how parents form the opinions of their kids largely by accident. This is an elaboration on that theme in a roundabout sort of way as it got me thinking about what life was like when I was busy having my mind accidentally formed. This is because […]

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