Well, this is sort of version four of my website/blog. The first two version were on the domain I used to own, daniel-farrell.com. That seems to have been taken over by one of those landing pages with random searches. That’s okay, given I don’t want it anymore. I moved to WordPress.com in June 2011 in order to save money on the domain registration and web hosting. It’s been here ever since.
To the Sensible Sentencing Trust, it’s officers and members;
This morning, I was looking through the news as I do most mornings. I came across an opinion piece by Marcus Elliott on the New Zealand Herald website about your new website, Judge the Judges. Looking through both his comments and the website itself, I am entirely disgusted by the existence of such a inherent attack on our justice system. Continue Reading »
It’s that time of the year again. You’ll have seen ads on TV telling you that you could be owed a tax refund and the best way to do it through a particular website. They’re wrong. Continue Reading »
NBL 2012/13: Is it the Grand Final or the Grand “Let’s flip a coin and see who wins”? (also, why I want us to 3peat in Perth)
This post is about two things. Terrible referees in the NBL and why I don’t want to see the 3peat won in Auckland. Continue Reading »
Perth’s hopes of revenge in the Grand Final series against the Breakers have been majorly hit by Damian Martin being ruled out due to his Achilles being re-injured in the Semi Final series against Wollongong. Some people are saying this gives the Breakers a guaranteed 3peat. All I can say is, try again guys – WAY too soon to make that call.
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For those of you not in New Zealand, it’s been pretty damn dry in this area of the world recently. A drought has been declared for the entire North Island of New Zealand because of that. Up until yesterday, I hadn’t seen any rain for at least a few months, and definitely since I moved back down to Hamilton in mid February. Continue Reading »
You might remember there was a bit of upset from New Zealand basketball administrators and, to some degree, fans, when High Performance Sport New Zealand removed all funding from Basketball New Zealand. HPSNZ argued that with neither the woman’s nor men’s teams qualifying for the Olympics, they didn’t deserve the funding. Look at Australia – both of their teams were there, with the women’s team getting third place. Continue Reading »