Alexisonfire are an incredibly special band for me. When I was working at Shock Records in Melbourne, Australia (1998 – 2004) I vividly remember the day that A&R manager Ian asked a few of the punk and metal loving crew on staff to stay back in the boardroom after the sales meeting to check out […]
These are mine, what are your: 2018 Goals?
Goals, resolutions – call them what you will, these are the things that I’ll be making a big effort to work on during 2018. I’ve been reading some cool advice out there from top women like Avidgirlboss or Sunniva C Holt; and I’ve been absorbing their words and thinking about what I want for […]
Interview: Devin Townsend
Feature Image by Doug Peters via Ambient Light. For an Ambient Light piece, I interviewed Devin Townsend in April 2017 and was delighted to talk to another person who I genuinely felt like I would have a great time with at a BBQ. Admittedly, going into this Skype phone call, I was a little bit apprehensive. […]
There’s a starman coming to your town! | Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic Perspective – Christchurch and Auckland
It’s a short and sweet blurb but a no less excited one that I’m pleased to announce that Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming to Christchurch and Auckland for some enlightening chat and sharing of knowledge at Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic Perspective – Christchurch and Auckland this July! Image via: Think Inc. American astrophysicist, cosmologist, […]
SPCA Auckland Street Appeal Weekend
By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor A photo posted by One Take Kate (@_onetakekate) on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:27pm PDT If you would like to you can donate here I’m out street collecting for the SPCA AUCKLAND Street Appeal which starts tomorrow Friday 6th November and runs until the end of Sunday 8th November. […]
WIN: 1 double pass to HEAVY METAL NINJAS at The Kings Arms Tavern – Saturday 27th September 2014
By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor *Unfortunately this competition is now closed – check out WIN with OTK for more competitions to enter…* Wanna win a double pass to the HEAVY METAL NINJAS at The Kings Arms Tavern – TONIGHT, Saturday 27th September 2014? Enter here! The interstellar dudes of Heavy Metal Ninjas […]
The Wine Box – Albany AK, New Zealand.
This quickie review was the result of an extended catch up with a visiting Kiwi ex-pat, doing a visual check on family and friends in Aotearoa. Being a notorious foodie, and after a late night of catching up, I took my hungry friend Kirsty to our local ‘swish’ cafe in Albany, The Wine Box Cafe […]