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Tag: 2015-15

July 19, 2015
July 19, 2015

Makaro Press Annabel Hawkins (words) Alice Clifford (design) In a dimly lit Meow, with her glasses donned, Annabel Hawkins recites, between giggles, amid banter with the audience, a selection of poems from her debut collection This Must Be the Place. Hawkins adopts a wry smile and convinces the audience that she’s just “Jenny from the […]

July 19, 2015

I have long held a quiet fascination with Lindsay Lohan—the Parent Trap twin conspiracy, hitting a baby in its pram with her Maserati, the Mona Lisa eeriness of her mugshots, are all points of intrigue. So, when Matchbox Studios recently hosted Claire Harris to watch Lindsay’s complete filmography over 29 hours for her 29th birthday, […]

July 19, 2015

Hi Auntie Agatha, My boyfriend dresses really badly and I don’t know how to help. He’s suspicious of me when I go to buy him new and acceptable clothing. He says he has his own style and he doesn’t want me to change him, but what kind of style is Adidas slides and ironic catchphrase […]

July 19, 2015

What to expect Coming from a female perspective, Tinder is a minefield of half-clothed, snapback wearing, “hanging with the squad” males looking for somewhere to put their dick. I’m sure girls are just as bad, but that’s just what I’ve seen—for the most part it’s about sifting through a gazillion profiles and swiping left so […]

July 19, 2015

Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban because her advocacy for young girls’ education threatened their control over her hometown of Mingora in Pakistan. Malala had been blogging for the BBC about her experience living under the Taliban rule in Pakistan since 2009. At first she hid her identity and wrote under […]

July 19, 2015

“Tama tu, tama ora; tama noho, tama mate” He who stands lives; he who sits, perishes. “He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero” What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge, it is communication. “Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe me maunga teitei” Pursue that […]

July 19, 2015

Cost: $4 Alcohol Volume: Do breath fumes count? Pairing: Grease, incorporeal sense of doom. Verdict: ★★★★★ “PHARMAC should subsidise this.” It was Saturday morning. Our heads hurt and our lives seemed over. Gone were the thumping beats of that one Atomic Kitten song we knew, only to be replaced by dry mouths and an unquenchable thirst. […]

July 19, 2015

We’re all back in the capital, although I don’t know if you can call those ten days off a “break”. We were eager to get home and have a well-deserved hiatus after all the work that uni threw at us for the past couple of months. However, ten days off was barely enough time to […]

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