What are you looking for?
  • /
  • Archive by Category "Interviews"

Category: Interviews

Day job writing #5

Day job writing #5

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

Things I done wrote #4
8 June, 2016
415 Views

Things I done wrote #4

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

Me talking about Christchurch

Me talking about Christchurch

Okay, so that blog post I wrote about mental health in post-quake Christchurch got an amazing amount of attention with people sharing it willy nilly and generally agreeing that it was right on the money.

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.

Things I done wrote #2
11 November, 2015
772 Views

Things I done wrote #2

Another digest of recent day job writings Interviews Courtney Barnett: Touring and reading Chatting with New Zealand’s Threatened Species Ambassador History Charles Reginald Shaw: Father, surveyor, farmer Commemorating peaceful protest – Parihaka

Things I done wrote
22 October, 2015
830 Views

Things I done wrote

A digest of day-job writings I’ve produced recently – Reading and literature High-rise: J. G. Ballard’s vertical zoo Patricia Grace: On Belonging Modern Modem Romance History Oxford to Oxford: The emigration of Henry Smith Land is the very soul of a tribal people Popular Culture Twenty years of Darcy’s wet shirt Long ago in a […]

Nerds, assemble!

Nerds, assemble!

Late last year, via Twitter I heard of an unusual event taking place and as soon as I heard about it, even as tired and sleep-deprived as I was, I knew I was going to have to organise a babysitter

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).

26 May, 2014
681 Views

Marcus Chown Interview

Several years ago I had the opportunity to interview Marcus Chown, author, Science big-brain, and thoroughly pleasant individual.

Moata On:
Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 7
2016-09-21 20:18:50
Magguie On:
Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 7
2016-08-26 23:02:13
Moata On:
Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 1
2016-06-30 22:36:19
Angel Miller On:
Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 1
2016-06-26 12:47:27
  • RT : It's a foggy start to the day. Don't forget to turn on your headlights, not your parking lights, keep safe followin… ,
  • RT : Me: "You're hilarious!" Kid: "I'm not a hairy gus. I'm a vacuum cleaner. A vacuum cleaner business puzzle." Where's his birth certificate?,
  • This is my "I just had to strip my child at the side of the road because he spewed in the car and everything smells… ,
  • Halswell miniature trains are totes cranking today, FYI. ,
  • RT : Steve Coogan​ & @RobBrydon​ reenacting the moment David Bowie​ followed Rob on is possibly Scene Of The Ye… ,