Silly Season

Silly Season

[A Grumpy Old Kiwi Man regular reader has offered their view on the visual pollution that we are subjected to with the avalanche of local body elections throughout the country] Jme57 writes: “Now it’s the silly season with all the wannabes going for a free...
How not to put bums on seats

How not to put bums on seats

Before heading home on a train on Friday night, I glanced at a TV in the railway station showing a game of rugby happening at that moment in the nearby Wellington Stadium. The most obvious thing that I saw was that the ‘crowd’ in attendance at the game...
Run over by an E-Scooter

Run over by an E-Scooter

Have you had a ride on one of these ‘E-Scooters’ yet? Well I have and it was great fun, plus it got me from one side of the central city to the other for $4.20. It took me a while to build up the courage to give it a go, not because of the fear of riding...
Dinosaurs Stalk Oz Radio

Dinosaurs Stalk Oz Radio

(Rant below provided by The Parnassus Kid) What happens inside the brains of radio commentators, the ‘shock jocks’ of the air waves. It seems that after about two months on air with their ‘own show’, they begin the not so gradual slide into expert on everything. Fair...