Archive for the 'Opinion' Category

Dadblasted American toilet strikes again

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Last night I checked into my Hotel Room in Hong Kong. Upon opening theĀ  bathroom door I noticed the dreaded brand name “AMERICAN STANDARD” on the porcelain. A quick look under the lid reveals my worst fears: An American style toilet. NOOOOO! God no! Not another one. I hate these things to the extent where […]

 

Darn those pesky digital cameras

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

After looking at this amusing page, I’m once again filled with the feeling that digital cameras *may* have actually ruined the original pleasures of the average snapshooter. Boy do we take a lot of crap photos these days or what? We don’t even have to care before we take a picture. Why even bother making […]

 

Evening with Trey Ratcliffe: Man behind the (HDR) empire

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

I recently turned up to a photowalk by the infamous Trey Ratcliffe (Seen here on the night) commander of the great stuckincustoms empire. His work attracts either adoration or disgust. Nothing in between. My opinion: Does it really matter what his style is? He’s got an army of many thousands of followers lining his pockets. […]

 

A nation in search of a new identity

Friday, September 24th, 2010

For a long time now it has been apparent that New Zealand no longer wants to identify its self with the British and its monarchy. With years of mumblings about changing the flag and the odd murmur about becoming a republic, it appears that we are destined for change. But what will our new identity […]