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Shameless US Is Simply the Best

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In the depths of my laptop is a document titled ‘Television Shows’. Within that document, there are thirty television shows listed. Some of these include ‘Humans’, ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Fear the Walking Dead’, ‘Devious Maids’, ‘Empire’, ‘Designated Survivor’ and ‘You’re the Worst’. The following sentence may disturb you but please continue to read. I am currently watching all thirty of the listed shows. I know that sounds highly disordered, anti-social and potentially life-threatening but please understand that by watching so many shows, I am distinctively qualified to review them for you.

I am unable to recall the total number of shows that I have watched throughout my nineteen years of life but my favourite is Shameless US. Shameless US debuted in 2011 and is a hybrid of comedy and drama. Admittedly, it is a remake of an original British series but it has been able to surpass its predecessor in all ways possible. Continue Reading

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Why The Walking Dead Destroyed Me

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If you haven’t yet tortured yourself with the latest episode of ‘The Walking Dead’, I suggest abstaining from this article. However, if you did indeed watch it, firstly I want to offer you my condolences and secondly, my honest thoughts.

I grew up with horror films. Judge my parents all you want but I have always been infatuated by evil. I think I was about nine when I watched the first ‘Saw’ instalment. That being said, no horror film could have prepared me for the absolute fuckery that the season 7 premiere of ‘The Walking Dead’ displayed. Continue Reading

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A Little Holiday in a Little Cottage

A one-night holiday is the kind of holiday that would dissatisfy most. Within 24 hours you must travel to the destination, unpack, find your bearings, experience the local activities, find places to eat, relax, pack, tidy the accommodation and then travel back to home-base. The more I think about it, the less holiday-like it becomes. Nevertheless, there are times when life becomes a heavy taxation and thus the only solution is escape. That is exactly how my boyfriend and I found ourselves at Mandhari Cottage Bed & Breakfast in Whangamata. Continue Reading

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Sunflower Thai Restaurant

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If I am being completely honest, I have visited Sunflower Thai Restaurant over twenty times. That in itself should be indicative of its brilliance but because I will use any excuse to eat there, I decided to return with a friend and write a review.

Firstly, this restaurant is 100% vegan. Many of you may have read that sentence and are now directing the cursor to click off this page. I urge you to stop. Contrary to mainstream belief, 100% vegan does not always mean 100% rabbit food. Just because no animal products are used in the creation of their food, that does not mean that they have had to compromise on edibility. In fact, their menu features 77 dishes. If veganism truly is restrictive and bland then please explain their ability to construct such a menu. Continue Reading