Good ‘morrow my fine young squires and squiresses! It is with a quietly cherished honour that today’s fanciful missive comes square-between-the-eyes at you from the sisterland that the rag-tag locals refer to as “New Zealand”, or to us veritable Great British folk, “Wales-on-Sea”. 1,516 more words
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Yep, southern hemisphere! I’m back, and what an event to return to. A truly amazing weekend of debauchery and excitement. One man’s last splurge of unmarried life. 807 more words
The Mooloos will have a new head coach for the 2015 season.
Sean Botherway, 40, will coach the ITM Cup Waikato side next year alongside Carl Hoeft who keeps his assistant coaching role, with a backs/resource coach to be appointed in the new year. 92 more words
Steve Hansen’s boss took a “nano-second” to consider whether he was the best man to coach the All Blacks beyond next year’s World Cup.
And though Hansen put a little more thought into his response he made it clear today it is a job he coveted as much now as when he first joined the team 10 years ago. 885 more words
With the disturbing events of recent times in the USA – I’m referring to Ferguson and the racist fallout from other senseless murders of black people by white police officers in the USA – I have been reflecting a lot lately on my own racist history against the backdrop of a post-Mandela South Africa. 2,818 more words