Why Campbell Live should live

Late last week it became apparent that current affairs show Campbell Live may be for the chop To say that this displeases me would be a major understatement. My 1 year old refusing to eat anything but avocado and toast “displeases” me. Campbell Live facing the axe makes me downright furious.

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Confessions of an X-Phile

It is the mid-1990s. I am an undergraduate humanities student at the University of Canterbury. One of my favourite pastimes involves sitting in the subterranean depths of the Mac Lab under the main library building wearing a stone wash denim jacket emblazoned with a small X-Files badge I got free with a comic book and indulging…

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Recap: The Bachelor Episode 7

BIG SWINGING BALL(s)! Sorry, but I mean… In voiceover our Bachelor Art points out that there are some of the Bachelorette’s he hasn’t got to know very well so he’d better do something about that if he’s going to figure out if one of them is his dream girl (looks off into mid-distance (BINGO)). It’s…

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The Return (to work) of The Mummy

Kia ora all! Sorry about the lack of posts last week. There was a bit of drama happening around our way that I won’t go into, but things are back on a slightly more even keel this week so blogs will be happening again. I hope you didn’t miss me too badly but please remember…

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Keep it in your pants

Being one half of an engaged couple means there are a lot of important questions to answer. When will should we get married? Can we dress our son up as an Ewok for the wedding? Is picking out china still a thing that people do and how I can I use my influence to make…

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In the club

For the longest time after I had a baby I was really, truly not comfortable with the word “mother”. Well, not so much the word itself, more that it now applied to me. Mother. It just seemed to come with a lot of gravitas. Far too much for this flibbertygibbet.

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Recap: The Bachelor Episode 6

This episode opens with our usual thoughtful plinky-plonk piano music and Art running on a beach. Art is very big on beach running. It would actually be much better if they just subbed in the ‘Chariots of Fire’ theme for these opening bits, I feel.

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