Monthly Archives: January 2012

Leaving New Zealand

Previously on the Furious World Tour: the titular idiot Furious, with his brain made of diesel fumes and moon beams, left England in June 2011 with Wifey, his long suffering and considerably better half. A trail of bewilderment, empty beer … Continue reading

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The Damned in Auckland

Auckland Powerstation 25th January 2012 Welcome to vintage clothing night at the Powerstation; all across Auckland people in their 40s and 50s could be heard demanding to know where their Ramones T-shirt was. “Unbeknown to my step-dad,” whispered a diminutive … Continue reading

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Barry McQueen

I got an email from Mark Jensen at The Mag telling me that our friend and colleague Barry McQueen had died aged 50. Wifey and I met Barry twenty something years ago when he was working behind the bar at … Continue reading

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Dark Narnia (5.1.12)

Wifey and I emerged blinking into the bright New Zealand sunshine like we had just stumbled out of the Wardrobe that is the gateway to Narnia in The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe. We checked the time; 11 o’clock … Continue reading

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