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Mappelgangers: Christchurch and Pawnee
5 October, 2016
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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
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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 […]

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Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 7
2016-09-21 20:18:50
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Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 7
2016-08-26 23:02:13
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Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 1
2016-06-30 22:36:19
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Preacher recap: Season 1, Episode 1
2016-06-26 12:47:27
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  • Last night I woke up from a dream because, in the process of fending off the evil bird trying to eat my face... I punched myself in the nose,
  • Several stages of cold represented at our house today - "snot monster" "cough that makes people cross themselves" and "mildly grizzled".,