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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

Two Funerals and a wondering

To be honest it’s been a few funerals,  but specifically I’m thrown off by axis by one of which was this week, the other from 1988. This week the funeral … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

One massive mistake – two stories – natural health.

  Two stories in the media today outlining the lead up to the death of a woman from an invasive brain tumor having been under the care of a quack, … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Fleece Machine – Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families

This made me a bit angry today  – ” Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families ” via Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families – National – … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends – part the third.

I make no apology for the airing of dirty laundry and tawdry family behaviour in what follows. I’m as amazed and amused as you might be; The cast, a family … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends.

My mother died just over a year ago March 2011, and despite her age suddenly, and without a will. I’m from what would now be considered a large family of 8 children … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Contemplation on a middle aged life.

It’s not like I ever thought I would have some understated life, a bohemian devil may care existence. But it gets to a point when all around you it’s gone a bit squiffy, As for this feeling of hopelessness and puzzlement, I’m hoping that this too shall pass.

April 18, 2012 · 2 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

Under the Auckland Harbour Bridge #1

I was as about as underneath the Auckland harbour bridge as you could be  today and I saw this. It was beyond a fence line. Curiosity and all that I … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · 23 Comments

What Atheists Have to Believe.

After all “God did it” is not a reasonable excuse for anything that happens to you, anyone you know or any event in the world that you are too ignorant to think through an explain. Is it?

September 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Suicide and punishing the dead by punishing the living.

For you Te Ururoa Flavell it’s about punishing the dead by punishing the living, and in the end it makes not one blind bit of difference if you bury a person outside the gates, whether you mourn only for 1 day not 2 or 3, and if you deny the dead person the dignity of remembrance, in the end it’s about how you’ve let that person down by not caring enough to prevent their death.

And that Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is the bottom line.

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Things that never occurred to me #2 – Psychic Fraud

you’re telling me that of all the criminals in the “afterlife” are reformed, and that not a one of them is willing to torment and wreak havoc on the living by passing this type of message to the “seer”

July 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

On death, dying and the ever after.

I get the need to believe that there is more, I get that some people think they can talk in cryptic to the dead, I do. However you’re all having a laugh, and you need to exercise you’re imagination a little to ponder why it should be that after your four score and ten on the earth you get a couple billion years in some other place?

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Faux outrage, Faux compassion and chipping in!

or slamming and damning, counselling and group grieving and how I learned to react in a group. Led mostly by media snippets and reporting (often poorly repeated, and incomplete, inaccurate and … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · 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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