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Leeds United Planning to Perform All Blacks Haka at Home Games - by Rob Atkinson

Today’s announcement by Leeds United of their new all-black away kit represents a departure from the gaudiness of the recent past and the return of the… 455 more words

Football

Review: Sentinels of the Multiverse

As a Mahou Tako I know exactly how it is to fight the forces of darkness. But who keeps the earth safe from evil while I am eating cupcakes or having pillow fights? 1,351 more words

Mahou Tako

Powerful Tribute to a Fallen Soldier

Private Morgan Fraser of the New Zealand Army died during a mountaineering accident on June 27th on Mount Taranaki in New Zealand. His comrades from the New Zealand Army currently deployed near Baghdad, Iraq, almost 10,000 miles away, performed the traditional haka, A fitting tribute to a departed warrior. 13 more words

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Modelling Daphne's Dress

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My 75th birthday was very pleasurable. Matthew, Tess, and Poppy woke up here in the morning, and Shelley and Ron,  Becky and Ian visited in the afternoon. 303 more words

Timeline Redefine: A Change in Perspective

Lately, my Instagram has been inundated with scenic landscapes and random bird life, tracking my travels around New Zealand. For anyone who missed it, I am currently backpacking New Zealand. 485 more words

Writing

Haka in New Zealand

First and foremost.. what is Haka?

As per Wikipedia “A haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance or challenge of the Māori people of New Zealand which the New Zealand national rugby union team, the “All Blacks”, and a number of other New Zealand national teams perform before their international matches.” 311 more words

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Cry Baby

Is it just me?  Am I the biggest baby out there?  I think I have a serious issue.  I cry all the time. ALL the time. 884 more words

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