Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval

Since The Donald was sworn in as leader of the free world, rather raucous exposés have made their way out of the White House and into the once resistible American Politics section of our bookshelves. We’ve seen them all: Fire & Fury (along with a sequel and a TV show in the making), Trump Revealed, … Continue reading Book Review: From the Corner of the Oval

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An Interview With Obama’s Stenographer – Beck Dorey-Stein

President Obama's stenographer, Beck Dorey-Stein, is someone you're going to want to remember. Her debut book From the Corner of the Oval is one of two books to be borne out of a seven figure two book deal and Universal Pictures have agreed to transform her life into a motion picture. This is a post-Obama White House … Continue reading An Interview With Obama’s Stenographer – Beck Dorey-Stein

Why The Mobile Phone Is An Ass Hole

The mobile phone reigns supreme on the communication hierarchy. People, even when animated by the furore of great conversation, hear the classic sound of their iPhone and begin foraging in their pockets or handbags as they simultaneously attempt to maintain eye contact. They find their mobile and may as well put their hand in your … Continue reading Why The Mobile Phone Is An Ass Hole

A Morning with Claire Arbuckle, Founder of Still Movement

Since discovering @eleanorozich's The Art of Simple and interviewing her for the Unity Books Newsletter, to say that I have developed a bit of an infatuation with her style of simple Titirangi living is an understatement. So when I fell upon an Instagram post announcing to her 34k followers that she was collaborating with @still_movement_ by giving … Continue reading A Morning with Claire Arbuckle, Founder of Still Movement

Very British Problems: Queuing with a Susan

Queuing is a bit of a British past-time. We're very good at it, just as we are at apologising when someone else stands on our toe. So when it comes to queuing anywhere other than Britain and I witness the unspoken laws of queuing being broken as a cheeky bastard pushes in I get some … Continue reading Very British Problems: Queuing with a Susan