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How I live-tweet cricket for the BLACKCAPS

As a twitter nerd, and a cricket nerd, when I got a job at New Zealand Cricket, getting to live-tweet BLACKCAPS matches was a bit of a nerd explosion. I’ve been at it…

Flight Of The Concords, Vector Arena

Thoroughly enjoyed the¬†Concords.¬†Ever since I learned Bret is a Harry Nilsson fan, I’ve been hearing little touches of Harry in his music – his tune that incorporated a bus tour guide and inter-marital…

Auckland, Aotearoa Gill

An evening with AA Gill, Auckland Readers & Writers Festival 13 May 2011 AA Gill, the man himself, dismantler of restaurants and sharpest dictaphone in the west strolled slowly on stage suited and…

Foo Fighters – Vector Arena 06 May 2008

I went along to Vector Area on Tuesday night to see the Foos. I’d kind of drifted away in recent years, thinking they’d gone too ‘we are SERIOUS rock band’ – case in…