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Will our Kids save us?

I was reading the NZ Herald this past weekend & perused an article written by a schoolboy with growing disquiet. He was arguing the case...

Shame on you, National!

Isn't it wonderful? National announced that there is a $3.7 billion surplus ($2.1 Billion more than expected!) just close to election...

Modelling Agency Scam

Updated - Mon 4 & 8 September 2017 - see bottom of blog for latest I am very empathetic. I pride myself on being able to put myself in...

Politics and our Media

With the recent change of leadership of the Labour Party, NZ media have once again shone in their abject failure to rise to the occasion...

Featured Model - Dee

Today I am launching a Featured Models section. It has been a privilege working with some fantastic people over the years, most of whom...

World Masters Games 2017 Roundup

All done & dusted, packed away & pushed to the back of the top shelf. The medal I won is hanging off a curtain rail in the studio,...

This Is Me - Geoff Burne

Being a relatively recent immigrant to New Zealand (2005), it is easier to view Kiwi lifestyles, habits & characteristics than if I was...

This Is Me - Man Kaur

It is easy when faced with a 101 year-old athlete to forget that her son, who has been competing for many years will be 80 next year, and...

This Is Me - Bob and Andy

Wearing all the years they have appeared in the World Masters Games on their sleeves, it was not hard to spot this pair in the crowded...