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May 31, 2010

It’s officially winter, boys and girls. It’s fucking shit. Look outside. No sun, no warm, no comfy. The sky is grey and the ground is wet, so you better check the tread on your shoes. Otherwise you’ll fall over heaps. Everyone is constantly in a bad mood. Look at their faces. Oh wait, you can’t […]

May 17, 2010

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when I visit my home town I take an empty suitcase, which I quickly fill with all the op shop finds Christchurch has to offer. There is too much choice, which has resulted in a heap of clothes left in my parents’ care, which, as my mother laments […]

May 3, 2010

It is 2am on a Saturday morning. My boyfriend and I are standing outside Logan Brown, having a heated debate. (No, we hadn’t been eating at Logan Brown, we just happened to be outside it. Just setting the scene, people.) (Also, as a side note, you would think that when you date a law graduate […]

April 19, 2010

I giggled while scanning the invitation to Wellington’s new ‘fashion space’. Invite only, refreshments provided, and clothes from the A-list of New Zealand designers? Sounds wonderful, thanks. What I believed to be an exclusive gathering of Wellington’s fashion elite turned out to be, of course, an evening of drinking, smoking and socialising with anyone who […]

April 19, 2010

Ar-ma geddon ready for Armageddon. Oh my days. My wildest dreams have come true. Kindred spirits from across the islands come together to revel in their nerdiness. At last, I can share my love of Final Fantasy and Ergo Proxy with the world, rather than holing up in the dark of my room to indulge […]

March 22, 2010

I find myself surrounded by a crowd of identical girls, each with a hairpiece perched upon her head. In a fit of camaraderie, I buy myself a flashing martini glass filled with what the bartender can best describe as ‘alcohol’. I bravely step up to the doors to have a green band clamped around my […]

March 8, 2010

As a vegetarian you tend to get pretty tired at the barrage of uninteresting, repetitive debates that your lifestyle choice invokes in others. No, I do not agree with testing pharmaceuticals on lab rats. This, however, does not stop me from throwing back painkillers every time I have a headache. Although I like the aesthetic […]