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The Nerd Degree: Star Wars Special II
18 December, 2016
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The Nerd Degree: Star Wars Special II

Yet again I pretended to know more about a topic than I do and got to mix it with the nerds on another panel-quiz-podcast sesh of the Nerd Degree. Full disclosure – I may have bribed my way onto the show with the promise of cookies. Yes, actual cookies. See?

Things I done wrote #3

Things I done wrote #3

Most of my writing these days is for my day job. Here’s a selection of my latest postings there.

Get your Star Wars on
13 July, 2015
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Get your Star Wars on

I have been feeling the Star Wars love a lot lately and have been noticing more and more non-specialty stores stocking Star Wars merchandise which is kind of why I got all excited and wrote a little happy shopping list thing. Read Geek Edit: Star Wars on Cake Oven.

HAPA Design Store: Loving the local

HAPA Design Store: Loving the local

I’m a city kid. I grew up in Linwood which, though not in the middle of town, is only a 10-15 minute bus ride to Cathedral Square (back when Cathedral Square did double duty as transport hub and spiritual centre of the city).

Hoisting them puppies
26 January, 2015
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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.

We’re not buying
15 January, 2015
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We’re not buying

Plagued by door-knocking insurance salespeople? Fed up with Avon calling? Those lovely folk at the Consumer NZ have the solution.

Cursewords for your wall
7 January, 2015
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Cursewords for your wall

I’ve recently had a birthday, and of course there’s the tinsel-splosion that is Christmas so when I saw a Make Your Own Banner set on a design blog I was keen as.

16 November, 2014
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My Favourite Piece of Art

A while back the lovely folk at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu asked me to contribute to their regular “My Favourite” column in their monthly Bulletin magazine.

4 April, 2014
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Why don’t I already have one of these?

Seriously though, I need this.

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  • RT : Kia ora koutou! 📚 We're looking to build our pool of reviewers of te reo Māori books for kids - please RT & email 📚,
  • Today incl. a trip to the after hours clinic for ear infection meds for the 3 year old and a birthday dinner for my mum. Plus we're all sick,
  • Looks like the toddler has an ear infection. Hooray, first week at preschool!,