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AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

The annual increasing number: 59

Well, today is the day: My birthday. I always say that having a birthday is better than the alternative, because it is. But the truth is that some birthdays are easier than others, and, for ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

How the day began

This is what I woke up to this morning. Bella had more of my pillow than I did, but I didn’t mind. #furbaby #catsofaucklandA post shared by arthur_amerinz (@arthur_amerinz) on Jan 20, 2018 ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2d ago

Birthday eve

Today was my birthday eve. I joke about it, but it’s not actually a “thing” and I don’t take it seriously—except in that it reminds me that the next day is my birthday. Whether that’s a good...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2d ago

Care enough to be a cop

The video above is an ad currently running on New Zealand television, and it’s brilliant. It is trying to recruit New Zealanders to join the police, a worthy goal in itself, but it appeals t...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

Back to it?

All summer holidays must come to an end, sooner or later. In New Zealand, time was nearly the entire country shut down from Christmas until the end of January, but those days are over. Mostl...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

A day out

Sweet corn fitters for breakfast in Pukekohe. Nigel’s car is in for its service, so an early start. Beside, I haven’t posted food porn in ages! It was nice, btw, but sweet chilli sauce was a...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

In his shoes

The video above is a New Zealand public service TV ad. This country has a long history of running somtimesd confronting ads promoting road saftey, one way or another. In that sense, this ad ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Endured

I’m sick today (picked up a bug somewhere), so I only just now went out to check for storm damage. Photo shows worst (but still not bad) damage. There were two other places where fence board...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2W ago

Under the weather

The wind began to switch, the house to pitch, and while we haven’t been flown over the rainbow yet, it’s pretty wild. This video is of a calm break. It blew some plastic deck chairs the leng...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2W ago

Before the storm

Out tying up my tomatoes some more before the big storm hits, and had to have a family photo. Seriously, these are all “free”, seeds saved from store bought Roma variety (low acid). All seed...