I watched a UK TV show last week called ‘This Time Next Year’ which has people wanting to achieve a goal within a year such as losing weight, having a baby, starting a professional sport and more. It was fascinating to watch them come on then a few minutes later have them come back to […]

The first time I saw alternative punk rock musician Billy Bragg perform live was in 1987 here at Victoria University. The second time was last Sunday, almost exactly 25 years later, but this time at the more upmarket venue of the Wellington Opera House.  The audience was somewhat older. He told us his own story […]