Distracted by Twitter

Watch the football. Pick up the phone. Tap Twitter. Scan the feed. Pull down. Refresh. Read snippets of tweets. Scroll up. Scroll down. Drink some beer. Glance up at the TV. Tap into Instagram. Refresh posts. Love that photo. Ignore those. Put the phone down. The goal is close. Energy rising. Commentators excited. Bodies moving […]

Something Personal

July ran away on me and now its mid August. There you go, you now know how loose I am at keeping writing up on this blog. But needless to say, my mind never stops thinking and contemplating. Sometimes I have a million ideas on what to write about and some times I lack a […]

The Best Medicine

A while back on a Sunday night I started writing a blog post called, Moving Pictures. It was based on three old films I had seen over that weekend: Motorcycle Diaries, Good Will Hunting and Into the Wild. Three films that still have a spark in my opinion. Three films that still provide a window […]

Making Films in the Water

I remember when I had just moved back to Wellington, New Zealand, in 2004 after living for seven years in the small south island vineyard town of Blenheim. Wellington was  where I grew up, the capital, and a culture hub, but I had left there at 17 in 1997 after going through some hard family changes. I decided […]