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Pirates stole my blog

So, internet pirates stole my website. Not the good kind of pirates. The bad kind. Like the ones that killed Sir Peter Blake. But on the internet. Technically, the internet pirates did not so much steal it, as legitimately buy … Continue reading

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Working election day: some reflections.

I worked at a polling booth in New Zealand’s general election yesterday. Armed with two training sessions, a bright orange jerkin, and my manual, I turned up at the Muritai School auditorium yesterday at 7:45am yesterday morning for a day … Continue reading

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My name is Christine Brooks and I am a stalker

So, I discovered a new blog this week.  It’s called Heartbreak Pie and it is ‘life, love, and a food blog’. The discovery came about in the twitter aftermath of Ignite Wellington. I tweeted that I would like to see … Continue reading

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How to be alone.

I love this video. It’s so beautiful.

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Improv and Other Drugs

I am speaking tonight at Ignite Wellington on the topic, Improv and Other Drugs. Ignite Wellington is a night where a bunch of speakers have five minutes each to deliver a talk on their chosen topic. Each speaker must display … Continue reading

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Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig in an hilarious sketch

I love this sketch so hard. I can’t write anything else without giving away the magic. Just watch it.

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Invisible Tug of War

Last night, I set out to teach my improv class about failing gleefully. I manage to demonstrate failure right off the top when I fail to remember (after five separate attempts) how the zombie name game goes. I could say … Continue reading

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How I push my drug of choice.

Last night I taught the first class of Improvisation: Spontaneity for the Theatre at the Wellington High School Community Education Centre. It’s a great group and I’m looking forward to seeing us all develop over the next eight weeks. The … Continue reading

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P.S. The company you keep.

I also feel duty bound to mention the following information so that you can be aware of the sort of company you are in when looking at my blog and make an informed decision about whether or not to continue. … Continue reading

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Things that happened in my life today.

After the wildly popular* post “Things that happened in my kitchen today”, I bring you another glimpse into my life. The price of eggs Last night a large plastic container contained within a large plastic bag appeared on the kitchen … Continue reading

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