Daniel Farrell

New Website!

This is the last post that will be put up on this blog, because I now have a NEW WEBSITE! My blog is now integrated with this website – danielfarrell.co.nz. So, stop wasting time here and head over to my new website!

NBL 2013/14: And so we wait…

I’m not going to deny, I love the NBL. What I don’t love, though, is not knowing what’s going on. This offseason, we’re seeing some really major changes to the NBL. We may see new teams in the mix. The NBL is demerging from Basketball Australia and being handed to the clubs. But what we […]

The legal system didn’t fail Trayvon Martin – society did

Before I go any further, I want to make a couple things extremely clear. Firstly, I think the death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy that borders on a travesty. Secondly, I do feel that Zimmerman is guilty by the letter of the law.

4 life lessons we can learn from Tetris

I have been playing Tetris for the past hour or so, and for some unknown reason, that got me thinking about life lessons we can learn from Tetris. And yes, it genuinely was unknown. No drugs or alcohol were consumed before writing this post, however it is 4am which may have contributed to this. So […]

An open letter to the Sensible Sentencing Trust

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 […]

Your bio – probably just as important as your content

When it comes to personal social media, you see a lot of people with really non-existent bios. Facebook is (usually) not so bad, because most of what you say is shared only between people you know, but Twitter is a very public medium.

Tax returns – come on, do it yourself!

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.