• Wellington

    Check out this boss flatmate ad

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Laughs, Shorter, Wellington • 0 Comments

    Your room, in a house located at or on the “kitties’ titties”, will even come with “WALLs and a CEILING” (guaranteed to block both wind and rain), and carpet “so soft it transcends the barefoot walking experience”. The shower contains hot water. Oh and if you don’t like Ryan Gosling movies then fuck off....

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    My hedgehog got sick, so I handfed it

    by  • August 25, 2013 • Australasia, Awesome, Wellington • 1 Comment

    OK he’s not really MY hedgehog. He’s an SPCA hedgehog, who I’m fostering. Some kindhearted member of the public brought him in to the shelter after finding him in Island Bay covered in mange. The lovely SPCA vets gave him an anti-mange jab and I brought him home to live on the heated tiles in my bathroom while he recovers. In the first three days he lost LOADS of his prickles, but now they’re growing back and are between 5mm and 1cm long. A few days ago he stopped eating for 36 hours so I snuggled him until he would eat from my hand. Hurray! Healthy hedgehog!

    6.5

    by  • July 21, 2013 • Australasia, Shorter, Wellington • 0 Comments

    Generic earthquake squiggles

    There’s nothing quite like experiencing a 6.5-magnitude earthquake while in the bath. For the last two and a half days an accelerating earthquake cluster has been bothering us in Wellington, most epicentres about 25km off Seddon in the Marlborough Sounds just to our South. Before that, I’ve only felt three or four tiny blips...

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