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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:30:42 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 en hourly 1 How pictures can misrepresent http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:41:04 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11180 This story on Slate used this picture to represent older mothers... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/feed/ 0 Nostalgic Drinking in Auckland http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:54:24 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11196 Decades-old flyers for ladies' nights, screw parties and more have been appearing on the Facebook page for Auckland's Customhouse Tavern & Nightclub...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/feed/ 0 A Fleshy Pair of Lady Buttocks http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 07:34:46 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11157 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/feed/ 2 St Kevin’s Road http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/#comments Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:05:06 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11140 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/feed/ 1 Spareroom in Hiatus http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/#comments Thu, 26 May 2011 02:13:59 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11128 Hey Spareroom readers! You may have noticed a severe lack of posts over the last few months. Apologies for the delay in letting you know, but we are having a break from the site to raise our baby Gabriel (now six months). See you soon, Ana Samways and Steven Shaw]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/feed/ 0 The Julie Project http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/#comments Tue, 08 Feb 2011 21:29:17 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11032 I bawled while reading about Julie Baird’s unfortunate life, but I am a cryer. Darcy Padilla photographed Julie over an 18 year period, from when she was a teen with her 8 day old infant to her death from AIDS at 36. The fly-on-the-wall photographs are not easy to look at; they are confronting, brutal and terribly sad. And they made me angry. Why would a woman like this have child after child? To think of Julie as a person and not a series of political issues is important. It reminds us of the fragility of human existence when poverty and poor mental health are factors, and the intergenerational nature of such deprivation... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/feed/ 4 Litttle Golden Films and Other Choice Links http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/#comments Mon, 07 Feb 2011 08:19:40 +0000 Spare Room admin http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10924 Pop culture: Renderings of famous movie scenes in the style of Little Golden Books - more Choice Links after the jump...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/feed/ 4 Sevens Shenanigans http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/#comments Mon, 07 Feb 2011 05:05:53 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11006 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/feed/ 1 The People’s Prime Minister http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/#comments Thu, 03 Feb 2011 08:11:44 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10973 Are You Being Served. And the news cameras were there to catch it all. Goff must be delighted... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/feed/ 5 Paul Henry’s TV Debut http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/#comments Tue, 01 Feb 2011 03:02:25 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10860 Whether you're missing Paul Henry or just missing hatin’ on him you might want to take a look at this NZ On Screen clip from 80s game show Every Second Counts...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/feed/ 2 Bain Jersey In Music Video http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/#comments Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:56:04 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10892 Massive double take... Is one of the infamous David Bain jerseys starring in this music video by North Shore Pony Club?... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/feed/ 6 A Lot Of Peas http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/26/alot-of-peas/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/26/alot-of-peas/#comments Wed, 26 Jan 2011 01:36:16 +0000 Spare Room admin http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10884 From TV's Iron Chef America. ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/26/alot-of-peas/feed/ 3 Popeye Arms http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/24/popeye-arms/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/24/popeye-arms/#comments Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:36:06 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10875 ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/24/popeye-arms/feed/ 15 Denim Crime and Other Choice Links http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/20/denim-crime-and-other-choice-links/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/20/denim-crime-and-other-choice-links/#comments Wed, 19 Jan 2011 23:54:09 +0000 Spare Room admin http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10834 Bad stock photograph: Bag theft and a fashion crime (denim on denim) from www.badstockart.com. Celebrity: Unofficial Royal Wedding commemorative plates at Creative Review. More Choice Links after the jump...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/01/20/denim-crime-and-other-choice-links/feed/ 3 The Monkey http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2010/12/21/the-monkey/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2010/12/21/the-monkey/#comments Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:19:35 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10814 ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2010/12/21/the-monkey/feed/ 0