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Capturing a city
Phil Dickson has rambled Wellington and climbed its surrounding hills since he was a small boy growing up in the Hutt Valley. A predilection for art and geography led him to be a cartographer – “the saying goes there is ‘art’ in cartography,” he says – and now he has produced a very personal book of art, including maps, evocative of his 69-year love affair with his city.
Chillax: Scrabble dictionary gets an update
Hey, chillax! Let’s not be frenemies, let’s smash a mojito, take a selfie and vlog about it later #awesome! Anyone who speaks in the above manner and in such a heinous affront to the English language does, of course, deserve to be beaten, ostracised from normal society and, worse, have all their social media privileges removed immediately and permanently.
Weird Al’s weirdly succesful week in music
Kiwi musicians no royals
A goth weekend in Germany
Game of Thrones: Obsessed with Emilia Clarke
SXSW: Look who Grumpy Cat has upstaged
The annual music, film and technology conference South By Southwest boasts a stellar lineup of guests this year: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, NSA leak Edward Snowden, music superstars Lady Gaga, Blondie, Spandau Ballet and Coldplay, and environmental advocate Al Gore. But have they all been eclipsed by a pussycat with a miserable expression etched on its face The so-called Grumpy Cat – a two year old mixed-breed cat which became an internet superstar in 2012 because of its seemingly unhappy demeanour – is also attending the conference in the Texas capital, Austin, and appears to be its breakout star