Category Archives: Family


I’m at my parents’ house for a few days. The radio is almost always on. It’s talkback radio. I think it’s Newstalk ZB. New Zealand’s #1 Talk Station. During the day, the talkback radio is overlaid with the tennis commentary … Continue reading

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I Would Have to Choose the Shark: An Interview With John-Paul Young

JP Young performs at Happy, 2009 John-Paul Young is my brother. Like me, he was born in Te Kuiti, the King Country of New Zealand and the Shearing Capital of the World. He is the former singer-songwriter-guitarist of celebrated Hamilton band … Continue reading

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