Sex, & Sex, drugs & Rock n roll, & rock n roll – WORD Christchurch

Warning: as the title indicates, there may be some adult content in this post. There is nothing like being ushered into a writers festival session with the question"Sex, drugs, and rock n roll?" It feels very non-cardigany! This was a bit of an ongoing theme of my WORD Christchurch experience. First up, on Thursday evening…
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The Gig Guide: September 2016

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Music Darude 8 September Graham Wardrop 9 September CSO, Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Appalachian to Zappa 10 September Lindon Puffin 11 September NZSO - Swing into Spring 14 September Christchurch…
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Father’s Day

Bring it on - I am prepared!! On Sunday 4 September I will be armed with both a card and a small gift to celebrate the fact that I have a long-suffering but wonderful father. When considerably younger I possibly needed a 'mental jog' about the impending event from my 'constantly on my case' mum…
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How Fathers Occupied themselves at the Beach: Picturing Canterbury

These Dads had 15 children amongst themselves. These families went to Corsair Bay regularly in the summer.  One family travelled by bus from Bryndwr to the Christchurch Railway Station to train to Lyttelton and then launch to Corsair Bay.  The other two families walked from Sydenham and Central City respectively to the railway station to…
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