Why a female Dr Who would definitely work

Recently the 5th doctor, Peter Davison (who by-the-by was probably my favourite as a kid, though Tom Baker will always have a special place in my heart too) made some comments about whether there should be a woman Doctor Who (or rather, a Doctor Who who happens to be a woman).

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The Ultimate Princess Bride Movie Snack Guide

Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters…jelly snakes? The Princess Bride is a movie that has just about everything but when Peter Falk’s ‘grandpa’ was running through the highlights he never mentioned the themed snacking opportunities, of which this classic fairytale film offers many. So next time you settle in for a DVD screening with friends…

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Hoisting them puppies

I have big boobs. This is not me skiting, it’s simply a fact. I’d prefer that they were smaller, truth be told, but after years of wishing them other than they are I am now at peace with my buxom status.

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HAPA design store: Loving the local

To step into HAPA design store is to enter an Aladdin’s cave of beautiful, covetable things. You know, if the cave were actually a converted shipping container and if instead of saying “open sesame” you just hand over your credit card. If there’s a problem with the place, it’s that you find yourself wanting to buy…

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Where for art thou, Easterly?

It is too hot for me to be writing this. It is too hot to be doing anything other than sitting under a garden sprinkler eating an iceblock. This is not a problem you often have in Christchurch where many a BBQ or picnic has been rendered chilly by an easterly wind.

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