A life just as ordinary

Just like you, but different

A night out with Billy Connolly

Had the occasion to go to a concert venue with about 10,000 others to see 2 hours of Billy Connolly. This is the second time that I’ve been to see … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Murder Most Foul #5 – Scott Watson

Updated – January 2018 – see end Scott Watson who was convicted in May 1999 of the murders of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope on his boat Blade on 1 January 1998. The bodies of … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The one about Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom, born Kim Schmitz is a colourful larger than life character. He even lives local to me. But he is a rogue, and has done knowing and wilful things. … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The facination of the media for Redemption

re·demp·tion: An act of redeeming or the state of being redeemed. Deliverance; rescue. Theology. deliverance from sin; salvation. Atonement for guilt. Repurchase, as of something sold One of the online … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Murder Most Foul #3 in a series – David Wayne TAMIHERE- Murderer / Rapist / Robber

Just after I arrived in NZ there was quite a sensational murder mystery that unfolded. The “Swedish Backpacker Murders” And the Starring role was taken by one David Wayne Tamihere. Today I … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Why George Best’s death is the worst thing that’s ever happened to me.

“When I heard the terrible news that George Best had passed away I cried and cried and cried. I cried and cried more than I have ever cried in my … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Frowning week: Farms / Dotcom / Unions / Breakfast TV

I can’t get along with the media this week, or the bits of it that have caught my eye and attention, It might be the back to work blues, it … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Not a good day to be a minor league tall poppy. #1 in a series.

Today we bring you  Rabon Khan  and  Rachel Smalley (1) Raybon Khan. Who seems to set himself as Mr.People, some brainpower gifted individual who urbane toss-offs speak to and for … Continue reading

September 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Funding and Self-Sustaining organizations – the 2011 Edition

I’ve already written on this: https://pdubyah.wordpress.com/2009/09/21/funding-and-self-sustaining-organizations/   From the NZ Herald today : Fashion Week’s opening night was swimming along in champagne until managing director Pieter Stewart burst the bubble … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Inconceivable! Why I should avoid the newspapers.

I shouldn’t read the newspaper, it annoys me. Prisons. “Auckland’s Mt Eden prison operator Serco has been accused of bribing inmates with bigger helpings of food and televisions in their … Continue reading

August 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Conspiracy Theory #1 in a series

“What would lead you to believe that it was true”

August 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Murder Most Foul #1 in a series

There are many murders that get your attention and pique your interest. Fortunately there aren’t that many that go unsolved. And even the solved ones can twist like a snake when you take what is mostly a superficial look at them.

August 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Charity begins with me.

“I decided that the most effective way for me to make a contribution to the charities I want to support is to give my time for free” So the story … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Twitter for Whingers

OMG! It’s safe for me to say this here of course, but I thought twitter was a couple of things. One for me to ramble and possibly entertain the unwary, … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Roman Polanski arrested over underage sex

Swiss authorities have arrested film director Roman Polanski for having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl. yeah and? He’s been on the run since in France, scared to go … Continue reading

September 28, 2009 · Leave a comment

Somebody died I feel sad.

It’s nobody I know, knew or would have ever had a chance to meet. Never spoke to them or knew anything about them, their likes, dislikes, hates, peeves, loves, hopes or … Continue reading

September 24, 2009 · Leave a comment

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