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Mappelgangers: Christchurch and Pawnee
5 October, 2016

Mappelgangers: Christchurch and Pawnee

I’ve written before about the thoroughly delightful fact that the street maps for Pawnee used in Parks and Recreation were based off a map of my very own hometown Christchurch. So I was pretty thrilled to be able to dig up some facts about how that came to be for an article on The Spinoff.

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.

It’s not all tight leather pants and great hair
4 April, 2016

It’s not all tight leather pants and great hair

Recently I wrote a piece for The Spinoff arguing, in a not very serious tone of voice, that the bogans of beloved Outrageous Fortune were really just latterday incarnations of the legendary vikings, right down to their love of blow-off valves on longships (just kidding, they didn’t have blow-off valves, but they almost certainly had […]

  • "No, I'm not Mike the pogo stick." David Lynch has nothing on a 3 year old talking to his Lego.,
  • Forgot about so here's a drunk one. ,
  • Kay Eff Seeeee! ,
  • You know you're I'd when you get drunk and all you want to talk about is infrastructure. ,
  • Someone just asked me if I wanted another drink and in answer I raised my arms up and sang "baaabysiitterr". So that's where we're at.,