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5 minutes with……Carl Dixon

NAME YOUR FAVOURITE…. Song to groove to: At the moment its ‘Get Innocuous!’ by LCD Soundsystem Play you’ve seen or acted in: My favourite play I’ve acted in was the first ever performance of Thomas Sainsbury’s ‘The Christmas Monologues’ in…

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Starting now, stop tolerating…….

I was listening to the radio this morning and they read out a list of things that starting now we should all stop tolerating. A lot of it made sense so I thought I would share it with you…

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MIA at the NFL Super Bowl

So MIA gave the finger at the Super Bowl during Madonna’s half time show this weekend. Is it really such a big deal?? And did you really not expect something to happen when you hired an English rapper like MIA in…

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Handwritten or Typed?

When you are writing, do you prefer to use a pen or a computer? I am definitely a typing on the computer kind of girl. Especially now that I can type so much faster than I can write. I…

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Music

Can you listen to music and write? What song did you hear today? When writing it really depends on what mood I’m in and what I’m writing. If I’m writing something that is coming from me, without the need for…

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What is your favourite part about writing?

After spending lots of time finally sorting out my new website/blog I was looking for a bit of a challenge to really get me going with it. I discovered NaBloPoMo which was being run for the month of November 2011.…

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Martin Luther King Jr Day

I was browsing through articles on Matador this morning and one in particular caught my eye. Today is Martin Luther King Jr day, and like the writer on Matador, I have never seen the memorable speech in its entirety. So what better way to celebrate the…

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New Year’s Resolutions/Dreams

So it’s the start of a new year. Is it just me or do you find that the older you get, the faster the years seem to go by. I can’t believe it’s January yet again and time to…

5 MINUTES WITH... LIFESTYLE

5 minutes with…… Ladi6

NAME YOUR FAVOURITE: Song to groove to: I wanna dance tonight – Lucy Pearl Tool of the trade: A mic, mic stand, a rockin outfit and sunnies. Material possession: Boots and more boots. Piece of advice: You are in…

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One Man and his Wonky Donkey

The Wonky Donkey has been an amazing success both as a song and as a book. But who is Craig Smith? I first saw Craig Smith perform about 3 years ago at the Riccarton Rotary Market where he used…