Richie McCaw: Thank God he’s not Hitler

We really dodged a bullet when Richie McCaw decided to devote himself to being the best rugby player in the world. Imagine if he’d instead been born in Austria in 1889, taken up painting watercolours, fought in the Great War, and then established the Nazi Party. The rest of the world wouldn’t have stood a chance.


Because I’m Lazy Part III

I’m still in holiday mode, so here’s another post from earlier in the year. McCaw, Carter Supreme Winners At Literature Awards All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was given the supreme award at the Steinlager New Zealand Literature Awards last night.McCaw’s epic book, Richie, won the main award, the Literature Cup, as well as picking up…

This Was My Year!

Does anyone else in the blogosphere agree I should have been New Zealander of the Year? I’m not trying to blow my own trumpet or anything, but I have achieved a lot over the last 12 months. I didn’t kill anyone this year. I didn’t cheat anyone out of their money. I didn’t use ruthless…