Archive for June, 2012

05/06/12

Roasts are, to me, the ultimate in home-style cooking, and roast chicken is unanimously a favourite with every flatmate I’ve ever had. I’ve tried many different ways for roasting chicken, but since discovering this method I haven’t looked back. The lemon and herbs taste beautiful with the chicken and the butter keeps the meat lovely [...]

05/06/12

Sporting Rivals: It’s Not Just A game Shortly before my esteemed colleague at the NBN office submitted his contribution, the first fixture of the 2012 State of Origin series took place. As far as rivalries go, this one is solid. Fascinating really, given it’s all about a Queensland inferiority complex (not hating: Maroons fan). Both states put [...]

05/06/12

Analysis by Salient shows that the MPs from the poorest electorates will all be voting to raise the alcohol purchase age to 20—of those who will reveal their choices.

05/06/12

Salient asked, “How did tertiary education fare in the budget?” The Hacks respond…  NZ First – Curwen Rolinson It got smashed. Hammered. Trolleyed. Woke up in a dark alley with some stitch-marks where its kidney should be. With this Budget, National have proven that they’ve got no grasp of the issues facing students today. Their changes to [...]

05/06/12

If the warmongers are to be believed, we are slipping into nuclear apocalypse. They insist that a tyrannical and insane North Korean executive is plotting to exact nuclear oblivion upon the Western world. Recent news seems to confirm this: the Musudan-ri missile launch site is nearing completion and rumours of another nuclear detonation are abound. [...]

05/06/12

Generation Zero bares all in the name of public transport.

05/06/12

This is why we can’t have nice things.

05/06/12

Wellington rapper Paul Williams got himself a tad lost on the way to the VBC, so I told him not to talk to strangers and tracked him down. Paul has made a name for himself over the past few years with his distinctive local take on the hip-hop genre. With a strong kiwi accent and [...]

05/06/12

No One IS Allowed To Like The Things You Like It’s so easy to sneer. It’s so easy to look down on people. No one can ever be as smart as you. No one will ever understand the world and how it works as well as you do. Why don’t people listen? Are people trying to [...]