Dear TV Companies

Dear TV companies (yes I’m talking to you TVNZ, TV3, Sky etc.) Can you please stop playing your advertisements so much louder than the shows they’re interrupting? I normally don’t mind ads, but there are those that are so loud they make my baby sitr and me change channels straight away. Or I mute them.…

Stuff I Luff

Abby settling herself to sleep. No more carrying her around to get her to sleep! Having eight hours of uninterrupted sleep again. Smoked fish. Particularly good in a green salad with blanched green beans and a simple herby sour cream and lemon dressing. Ice cream in a cone for a simple dessert. I’m loving vanilla…

Glad It’s Not Me

This evening I switched the channel over and a show called Another 101 Things Removed from the Human Body was on. The current “thing” was a tumour the size of a head. Next there was a hernia that caused a woman’s stomach to hang over her knees as it carried her intestines. She had about…

Shortline Street: The Repo Man Visits

The following is the first of my “Shortline Street” cartoons. If you’re from New Zealand you will know what I’m taking the piss out of. If not, then let me sum it up for you – Shortland Street is a long-time running hospital soap that many locals think is rubbish. But let’s face it –…